Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835 Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D (closed): 11 × 8 1/2 × 1/8 in. (27.9 × 21.6 × 0.3 cm)
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
This issue of The Lifer magazine, November/December 1973, has a cover image of a black illustration and text. The illustration depicts the outline of a man in a striped jumpsuit incased in a tombstone reading "THE LIFER". His shackled hands are rising up from the tombstone. A Bible verse, Ezekial 1, 5:20-22, is printed below the illustration. Stories in this issue include concerns about lack of educational programs, psychological health for longterm confinement, and the effects of certain colors on mood and mental health. There are also poems, brief news items, and updates about clubs and sports activities at the prison. There are fifty (50) interior pages in the magazine and it is bound with three (3) metal staples. The front and back covers are of the same light paper weight as the interior pages.