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Jail a shambles: Before breaking out of Maplehurst correctional centre; 18 prisoners caused an estimated $75;000 damage to the centre's gym. They started the riot by throwing chairs at the jail guards about an hour after a movie; Escape to Athena; began in the gym and apparently gave them the idea. Open in full size

Jail a shambles: Before breaking out of Maplehurst correctional centre; 18 prisoners caused an estimated $75;000 damage to the centre's gym. They started the riot by throwing chairs at the jail guards about an hour after a movie; Escape to Athena; began in the gym and apparently gave them the idea.

Picture, 1979, English

Jail a shambles: Before breaking out of Maplehurst correctional centre; 18 prisoners caused an estimated $75;000 damage to the centre's gym. They started the riot by throwing chairs at the jail guards about an hour after a movie; Escape to Athena; began in the gym and apparently gave them the idea.

Picture, 1979, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Milton - Maplehurst Correctional Centre

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0106692f