U.S. Penitentiary Leavenworth Kenneth M. LaMaster

U.S. Penitentiary Leavenworth

Author: Kenneth M. LaMaster
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Book Title
U.S. Penitentiary Leavenworth
Author
Kenneth M. LaMaster
ISBN
9780738550916
On July 1, 1895, under the direction of warden James French, the first federal prison was born. That same year, St. Louis architects Eames and Young went to work drawing up plans for an institution that would house the most notorious offenders in the nation s history. At sunrise on March 1, 1897, 300 inmates and 30 guards marched three miles to the construction site located on the southwest corner of the military reservation. From sunup to sundown seven days a week in the hot Kansas summer to the harsh prairie winters, inmates labored building their new home. Leavenworth s rich history as a gateway to the Old West is second to none. Name a famous figure such as George Armstrong Custer, John Joseph Pershing, Dwight D. Eisenhower, or Colin Powell. They have all graced the streets of this historic community. Equally pick a name of the most notorious criminals. George Machine Gun Kelly, Robert F. Stroud, Frank Nash, Frank the Enforcer Nitti, and George Buggs Moran they all stopped by to spend time in Leavenworth. "Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Kenneth M. LaMasterPublisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)Published: 04/14/2008ISBN: 9780738550916Pages: 128Weight: 0.71lbsSize: 9.19h x 6.58w x 0.34d
On July 1, 1895, under the direction of warden James French, the first federal prison was born. That same year, St. Louis architects Eames and Young went to work drawing up plans for an institution that would house the most notorious offenders in the nation s history. At sunrise on March 1, 1897, 300 inmates and 30 guards marched three miles to the construction site located on the southwest corner of the military reservation. From sunup to sundown seven days a week in the hot Kansas summer to the harsh prairie winters, inmates labored building their new home. Leavenworth s rich history as a gateway to the Old West is second to none. Name a famous figure such as George Armstrong Custer, John Joseph Pershing, Dwight D. Eisenhower, or Colin Powell. They have all graced the streets of this historic community. Equally pick a name of the most notorious criminals. George Machine Gun Kelly, Robert F. Stroud, Frank Nash, Frank the Enforcer Nitti, and George Buggs Moran they all stopped by to spend time in Leavenworth. "

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kenneth M. LaMaster
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 04/14/2008
ISBN: 9780738550916
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.71lbs
Size: 9.19h x 6.58w x 0.34d
On July 1, 1895, under the direction of warden James French, the first federal prison was born. That same year, St. Louis architects Eames and Young went to work drawing up plans for an institution that would house the most notorious offenders in the nation s history. At sunrise on March 1, 1897, 300 inmates and 30 guards marched three miles to the construction site located on the southwest corner of the military reservation. From sunup to sundown seven days a week in the hot Kansas summer to the harsh prairie winters, inmates labored building their new home. Leavenworth s rich history as a gateway to the Old West is second to none. Name a famous figure such as George Armstrong Custer, John Joseph Pershing, Dwight D. Eisenhower, or Colin Powell. They have all graced the streets of this historic community. Equally pick a name of the most notorious criminals. George Machine Gun Kelly, Robert F. Stroud, Frank Nash, Frank the Enforcer Nitti, and George Buggs Moran they all stopped by to spend time in Leavenworth. "

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kenneth M. LaMaster
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 04/14/2008
ISBN: 9780738550916
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.71lbs
Size: 9.19h x 6.58w x 0.34d