Yuma Territorial Prison
Tina Clark toured Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. A total of 3,069 prisoners, including 29 women, were incarcerated in… read more
Tina Clark toured Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. A total of 3,069 prisoners, including 29 women, were incarcerated in the prison during its 33 years of operation. On July 1, 1876, the first seven inmates entered the prison and were locked into the new cells they had built themselves. Now a museum, the building houses photographs and exhibits of the prisoners and their lives.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Tina Clark Historian Yuma, AZ
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