Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. Often referred to as "The Rock", the small island was developed wit...
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Occupation of Alcatraz
The Occupation of Alcatraz was an occupation of Alcatraz Island by the group Indians of All Tribes (IAT). The Alcatraz Occupation lasted for nineteen months, from November 20, 1969, to June 11, 1971, ...
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Alcatraz Island in popular culture
Alcatraz Island has appeared many times in popular culture. Its appeal as a picturesque film setting derives from its natural beauty, isolation and its history as a prison (now a museum) from which, o...
Alcatraz (video game)
For other uses, see Alcatraz (disambiguation)Alcatraz is an action video game created by 221B Software Developments and published by Infogrames. It was released on the PC DOS, Atari ST and Amiga in 19...
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Miran Edgar Thompson
Miran Edgar Thompson (December 16, 1917 – December 3, 1948) was an inmate of Alcatraz whose participation in an attempted escape on May 2, 1946, led to his execution in the gas chamber of San Qu...
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June 1962 Alcatraz escape
122°25′24″W / 37.82667°N 122.42333°W / 37.82667; -122.42333The June 1962 Alcatraz escape was a prison escape attempt by American criminals Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Fra...
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John K. Giles
John Knight Giles (February 16, 1895 – February 8, 1979) was an inmate at Alcatraz prison, most well known for an escape attempt in 1945. He was originally sentenced to the United State...
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Verrill Rapp
Verrill Rapp, also Verrill Raap (c.1906-?) was an American criminal who was a convicted post office robber. A 1930 census mentioned him living in Fresno, California and being 24 years old at the time...
Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe
Theodore "Ted" Cole (April 6, 1913 – December 16, 1937 (presumed)) and Ralph Roe (February 5, 1906 – December 16, 1937 (presumed)) took part in the second documented escape attempt from Alcatraz, in 1...
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Alcatraz: Prison Escape
Alcatraz: Prison Escape is a first-person survival video game with action elements. It was developed by Zombie Studios and was published by Activision Value. The game was released worldwide on Novembe...
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Edward J. Miller
Edward Joe Miller, (born May 7, 1899, date of death unknown), also known as E. J. Miller, was an American prison administrator. A native of Kansas, he was the second Associate Warden of Alcatraz Fede...
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Joseph Stewart (Alaska)
Joseph Stewart (1822–1904) was an officer in the United States Army notable for serving as commander of Fort Alcatraz, Fort Churchill and the Department of Alaska. His name is occasionally seen as Ja...
Arthur M. Dollison
Arthur McConnell Dollison (October 19, 1909 – May 14, 1983) was an American prison administrator. A graduate of Cambridge High School and Ohio Wesleyan University, he was the son of Frank Dollis...
Olin G. Blackwell
Olin Guy Blackwell (February 15, 1915 – March 7, 1986) was the fourth and final warden of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, which was situated on Alcatraz Island, California, US. Associate Warden to Paul...
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Thomas R. Limerick
Thomas Robert Limerick (January 7, 1902 – May 23, 1938) was an American criminal, who took part in the third documented escape attempt from Alcatraz Island on the night of May 23, 1938.
Thom...
Battle of Alcatraz
The Battle of Alcatraz, which lasted from May 2 to 4, 1946, was the result of an unsuccessful escape attempt at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Two guards—William A. Miller and Harold Stites—were kille...
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James A. Johnston
James Aloysius Johnston (September 15, 1874 – September 7, 1954) was the first warden of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. He was warden from 1934 to 1948.
Orphaned at the age of ten, he began workin...
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Rufus Franklin
Rufus William Franklin was an American criminal who served a life sentence in Alcatraz. He is best known for taking part in the third documented attempted escape from Alcatraz Prison with Thomas R. L...
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General McPherson (ship)
The General McPherson was a ship used by the U.S. military to travel between military installations in the San Francisco Bay area. Named after Union General James Birdseye McPherson, a prominent figur...
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