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Aerial view of Guelph Reformatory

Picture, 1948, English

Aerial view of Guelph Reformatory

Picture, 1948, English

Caption:

Five Inmates Make Break for Freedom. Guelph, Sept 21 - Five prisoners escaped from Guelph reformatory today by crawling out of a kitchen window. Two cars stolen from just outside the city limits are linked with the escape. The prisoners were up early preparing extra food for members. The five escaped by cutting the wire in the kitchen windows and were gone more than half an hour before their absence was reported to police at Guelph. They made their escape when a guard, whose duty it was to supervise them...

Publisher

Toronto Star

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star Photograph Archive - Public Domain

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

G2--Canada-Ontario-Guelph-Reformatory-125b-GO-224

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-2-125-GO-224