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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine County Records Inventory

Prisoner Registers

1892-1966

Series tracks individuals incarcerated in the county jail. Information includes prisoner identification number; date entered; name, address, age, birth date, height and weight, eye and hair color, and nationality of prisoner; arrest date; arresting officer; crime committed; sentence; bail; court; release date; and remarks. Prisoner registers, which may also be referred to as jail lists, have been inventoried through 1965. Access to portions of these records may be restricted for 25 years after termination of custody by Oregon Revised Statute 192.496(A).

Records at the Josephine County Historical Society Booth Street Storage Unit:
[Jail Register], vol. 1, 1892-1940 (1 volume);
Jail Register [with index], vol. 2-3, 1940-1966 (2 volumes).

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