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Quelled convicts are shown above standing in courtyard of Guelph Reformatory today after three outbreaks of rioting in three days Open in full size

Quelled convicts are shown above standing in courtyard of Guelph Reformatory today after three outbreaks of rioting in three days

Picture, 1959, English

Quelled convicts are shown above standing in courtyard of Guelph Reformatory today after three outbreaks of rioting in three days

Picture, 1959, English

Caption:

The 410 rebellious prisoners spent the night in the compound to "cool off" after yesterday's rioting which sent two guards to hospital. Ringleaders were locked in solitary confinement or sent to maximum security jail.

Publisher

Toronto Star

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

G2--Canada-Ontario-Guelph-Reformatory-Riots-125b-GO-235

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-2-125-GO-235