PENNSYLVANIA PRISON RIOT AFTERMATH Aerials and WS of the still smoking Graterford, Pennsylvania prison after the inmates set fire to it and rioted over the warden’s refusal to grant them more rights. Law enforcement officials review the $40,000 damages.
INMATES ESCAPE OKLAHOMA PRISON Some 31 inmates break out of the Oklahoma State Reformatory after smuggling in two guns and threatening the guards. One group of prisoners races out of the prison only to be turned around by an armed guard while the warden Mrs. Clara Waters races out to see what can be done to contain the situation.
SAN JOSE, CA VIGILANTE LYNCHING Officials and people are interviewed following a vigilante hanging in San Jose, California. The jail stormed by the angry mob is visited along with the nearby park where Thomas Thurmond and John Holmes were hanged shortly after being apprehended in the kidnapping and murder of 22-year-old Brooke Hart. Media begin to follow such disturbing crimes as this one and a lynching in St. Joseph, Missouri in an era when vigilante justice sometimes ruled.
MATCH SCULPTURE CRAZE OF 1931 Newest craze for "match sculpture" sweeps over nation in 1931. In New York, NY a collection of rare works created a fad that grips hundreds and invites keen competition. Acrobats, a prisoner with a ball and chain, and even a wild west show are included in the display gathered together by Ida Peterson, who is crowned the champion of the country.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:56:00, No Audio
PRESIDENT DE VALERA FREES PRISONERS - 1932 Forty thousand Irish Republic members celebrate President Eamon de Valera decision to release 20 men imprisoned under the Public Safety Act by predecessor William Cosgrave.
MISSISSIPPI FLOODED - 1933 Mississippi convicts mobilize to stem the waters of the Tallahatchie River as flooding submerges hundreds of acres. Residents are rescued by boat and having nine lives comes in awfully handy for a feline whose found his way to a floating barrel.
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