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The First Prisoners Arrived at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary


Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay

"The Rock," Alcatraz Island and its military prison in the San Francisco Bay

CREDIT: Horydczak, Theodor, photographer. “Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. Military prison, Alcatraz Island I,” 1920- 1950. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-H823- 1720-A.

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