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Treasures of the Digital Archives: Prisoners at Play

Wrestling, 1950-1970, Unknown, Department of Corrections, McNeil Island Corrections Center Photograph Collection, 1855-2010, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives

Wrestling, 1950-1970, Unknown, Department of Corrections, McNeil Island Corrections Center Photograph Collection, 1855-2010, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov.

Inmates at the McNeil Island Corrections Center were exposed to a host of activities to help pass the time. These activities are highlighted in one of our photograph collections, Department of Corrections, McNeil Island Corrections Center Photograph Collection, 1855-2010. To find these records, run a keyword search for the word “Prisoners.” Clicking on the Photographs results will show you the activities available to inmates. Some of these activities included inmate jobs, classes, and sports.