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  • Subject is exactly "Prisons"

Albert West in his cell, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8252.jpg
Date: 1903 (circa)
West was hanged in Media in April 1903.

Albert West, murderer, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5349.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
Albert West was hanged in Media in April 1903.

Chester murderer, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5944.jpg
Date: 1900-1910
This unidentified man probably committed his alleged crime in Chester, Pa.

Delaware County Court House and jail, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4059-1.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 8. This novel tells the story of two adopted children in Media who grow up…

Delaware County Prison

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01036A.jpg
Date: 1925 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: "The Delaware County Prison on the northeast corner of Second and Orange Streets. This prison building was built In 1850 at the same time the Court House was built. It housed offices of the sheriff and warden as well as living…

Delaware County Prison

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01036B.jpg
Date: 1925 (circa)
See P-01036A for description

Delaware County Prison

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01036C.jpg
Date: 1925 (circa)
See P-01036A for description

Delaware County Prison

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01036E.jpg
Date: 1950 (circa)
See P-01036A for description

Delaware County Prison

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01359.jpg
Date: 1940
According to Frank Lees, the prison was demolished in 1951.

Delaware County Prison and Juvenile Hall

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01348.jpg
Date: 1938
Copy of original photo; source not noted

Fields family

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8219.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
The family of Thomas S. Fields (seated, front), warden of the county jail in Media. This photograph appears to have been taken with the wall of the jail as backdrop. See also AP-5945-1 and -2 for Fields in a group of jail employees. The Fields…

Jail group

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5945-1.jpg
Date: 1900-1910
The staff of the Delaware County Jail, not the prisoners incarcerated in it. The jail's warden, Thomas S. Fields, is standing, fat left.

Jail group

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5945-2.jpg
Date: 1900-1910
The staff of the Delaware County Jail, not the prisoners incarcerated in it. The jail's warden, Thomas S. Fields, is standing, fat left.