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Atlanta Prison Farm photo identification cards

Atlanta Prison Farm photo identification cards

Descriptive Summary

Title: Atlanta Prison Farm photo identification cards
Creator: Atlanta Prison Farm
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1972
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4283
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Atlanta Prison Farm, or Honor Farm, was started by the Bureau of Prisons and United States Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta in 1919 and continued until 1965. The farm used manual labor of inmates to produce food for themselves and those at the main penitentiary.

Scope and Content

This collection contains photo identification cards of inmates of the Atlanta Prison Farm during the late 1950s through the early 1970s. Each card includes a photograph, fingerprints, physical description, and information about sentences.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Atlanta Prison Farm photo identification cards, ms4283, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Convict labor -- Georgia.
Prisoners -- Georgia.
Prisons -- Georgia -- Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Cards (48), 1956-1972