Photograph showing part of the Oregon State Penitentiary building in Salem and a path in front of the building. On the building is a sign that reads “OREGON PENITENTIARY / 1871 / W. H. WATKINDS / JO’S. HOLMAN / A. McALEXANDER / COMMISSIONERS / G. W. RHODES, ARCH’T.” Image note: Photograph quality is poor due to extensive deterioration of the negative.
Photograph showing a two-story brick tower, probably at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem. The tower straddles a fence, and a stairway on the outside of the fence leads to the tower’s second story. The number 3 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image.