The Resource Oregon state penitentiary, John Ritter, (ebook)

Oregon state penitentiary, John Ritter, (ebook)

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Oregon state penitentiary
Title
Oregon state penitentiary
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John Ritter
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Language
eng
Summary
As the only maximum-security prison in the state, the Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) has housed some of the most violent criminals on the West Coast, including brutal serial killers Charley Panzram in 1915 and Jerry Brudos in 1969. Sixty men have been executed inside OSP. The prison was originally built in Portland in 1851 but moved to Salem 15 years later, after Oregon became a state. From that time forward, the Oregon State Penitentiary grew from 23 prisoners in 1866 to 1,912 by 1992. The penitentiary suffered several serious fires and riots. On March 9, 1968, the most expensive riot ever experienced in the United States flared inside the walls, causing over 2.5 million in damages. Numerous escapes plagued the prison until 1970, when security measures were tightened. The most famous escape involved Harry Tracy and David Merrill in 1902
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Midwest
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Ritter, John
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Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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Oregon state penitentiary, John Ritter, (ebook)
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Isbn
9781439648599
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11455948
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Label
Oregon state penitentiary, John Ritter, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439648599
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11455948
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11455948
System control number
MWT11455948
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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