Alcatraz Island

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Alcatraz Island

former federal maximum security penitentiary, near San Francisco; “escapeproof.” [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 218]

Alcatraz Island

“The Rock”; former federal prison in San Francisco Bay. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 218]
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Photographs include the boat that ferried people across the bay, inmates in the recreation yard, and the Fort Alcatraz cannon.