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Political Prisoners

These documents are taken from the penitentiary files of prisoners who were jailed for violating espionage laws and other subversive acts. Among the documents are letters espousing Marxist ideology between fellow communists as well as letters pertaining to the incarceration of the men.

Subject

United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia | Communism

Creator

Records of the Bureau of Prisons, Record Group 129

Source

Inmate Case Files, 1902-1921

Date

ca. 1919

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 20 pages | Still Image, 4 photos

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 607937

Coverage

Atlanta (Ga.)

Original Format

Paper | Photographic print
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