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Guard tower from Camp H at Angola Prison

Commissioned by:
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835  Search this
Medium:
steel and concrete
Dimensions:
255 × 108 × 84 in. (647.7 × 274.3 × 213.4 cm)
Type:
towers (single built works)
Place collected:
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900-1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Labor  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections and Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola
Object number:
2013.26.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Buildings and Structures
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd567bdad19-19c6-4848-bb39-8f5a892afce2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.26.1ab
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