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The Resource The infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States history, Marilyn Tower Oliver

The infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States history, Marilyn Tower Oliver

Label
The infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States history
Title
The infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States history
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn Tower Oliver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intriguing history of Alcatraz Island and its infamous prison, located off the coast of San Francisco, from the earliest years of Spanish exploration to the present day. Highlighting the unique geographical features of the island, it shows how Alcatraz went through many changes, being used over the years as a military facility, a notorious federal penitentiary widely believed to be escape-proof, as well as the site of American Indian uprisings
Member of
Dewey number
364.9794
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
5678
Intended audience source
Childrens Plus, Inc
LC call number
HV9474.A4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
In United States history
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States history, Marilyn Tower Oliver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Alcatraz Prison in American history in 1998"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-94) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 88-94) and index
Contents
The rock -- Early settlements -- Fort and lighthouse -- Alcatraz military prison -- Federal prison-- Prison life -- The prisoners of Alcatraz -- Escapes and riots -- Controversy brings change -- Timeline -- Chapter notes -- Further reading -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780766063204
Lccn
2014025751
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
1899564
Label
The infamous Alcatraz Prison in United States history, Marilyn Tower Oliver
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Alcatraz Prison in American history in 1998"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-94) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 88-94) and index
Contents
The rock -- Early settlements -- Fort and lighthouse -- Alcatraz military prison -- Federal prison-- Prison life -- The prisoners of Alcatraz -- Escapes and riots -- Controversy brings change -- Timeline -- Chapter notes -- Further reading -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780766063204
Lccn
2014025751
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
1899564

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