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Edited by:
Wilbert Rideau, American, born 1942  Search this
Michael Glover, 1949 - 1996  Search this
Written by:
Clarence Goodlow  Search this
Douglas Dennis, American, 1935 - 2009  Search this
Lane Nelson  Search this
Keith Elliott, died 1996  Search this
Subject of:
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D (closed): 11 × 8 1/4 × 5/16 in. (27.9 × 21 × 0.8 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
September/October 1994
This issue of The Angolite, Vol. 19, No. 5 features a black-and-white photograph on the cover depicting two (2) men sitting on a log in front of a body of water. The feature story covers the issue of elderly prisoners in longtime confinement, including an investigation of such incarcerated persons throughout the nation. There are several profiles of male and female incarcerated persons. Other stories include the discovery of a mastodon tooth on prison grounds, and regular features such as sports news, original poetry, and news briefs. The final interior page contains subscription information. The magazine has eighty-one (81) interior pages and is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover has a black-and-white photograph of a line of men digging a ditch or standing at rest holding shovels.
African American  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Men  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wilbert Rideau and Linda LaBranche
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Wilbert Rideau
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National Museum of African American History and Culture