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Untitled (road to prison from inside car)ca. 1968-1969 (printed later)
Danny Lyon, American, b. born 1942
Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Series: from Conversations with the Dead
Bibliography: Danny Lyon, Conversations with the Dead: Photographs of Prison Life with the Letters and Drawings of Billy McCune #12205 (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971), p. 17.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael and Jamie Alter Lynton (BA Wesleyan 1981), 2017
Accession Number: 2017.12.36
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- convicts - Use for those serving a prison sentence following conviction for a criminal offense. For those involuntarily confined in prison or kept in custody, use "prisoners." For those confined to an institutional facility voluntarily or involuntarily, use "inmates." [January 1993 alternate term added. February 1991 descriptor added.]
- prisons - Use for places of confinement and correction run by state or federal authorities for those adults convicted to sentences over one year for serious crimes; developed since the late 18th century and generally characterized by cell and corridor plans with separation by offense and sex, and programs of rehabilitation provided as means toward prisoner reform. Use "jails" for places for offenders sentenced either for lesser crimes or for terms up to one year.
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