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Oregon State Board of Control Records Guide

Image Slide Show - Penitentiary Annex Farm Flooding

Delta On to Penitentiary cardiograph patient


A truck tips over after hitting a soft shoulder on a road during heavy flooding in December 1964.

A truck tips over after hitting a soft shoulder on a road during heavy flooding in December 1964. The Board of Control records include numerous photographs show the 1964 flooding in and around the Penitentiary's annex farm. The farm, located five miles southeast of the main Penitentiary, covered nearly 2500 acres and could employ up to 230 inmates. (Board of Control Records, Photographs, box 1, separated from State Institution Correspondence, box 47, folder 2)

Delta On to Penitentiary cardiograph patient

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