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21750-Temporary Corral of Prisoners Employed in Road Work, Showing Mess Table,
Near Old Panama, Canal Zone.
We have here a closer view of the ccrr: ldi.h,-d by the colored guard are the imple-
partially seen in view 2171.3. This corral ri ,nts us ,ly found d to be necessary assis-
is the temporary quarters for the prion ccn- tr: is in such c.ps as here shown. The
victs,. who are here employed in i:icding a mess table of the cIonvicts; is observed in
macadam road in the vicinity of cld Panara the inme iat foregrc id.
City. The rcads are being bC:ui by the In the CAi.' Zoe-j- is be found, doubt-
United States GoCvernmenrt and- the convicts l s the only place whe re the Nationa
here located are prisoners sentenced for ris- GGov-.i'rn.et Ides con. icts for road con-
demeanors done in the Canal Zone. Nat- struction, altho in some Southern States
urally these prisoners are of all .races and convict labor is the usaal one employed in
colors, and their guards are officers of Uncle building roads. To be sure in the federal
Sam. .penitentiaries the convicts are assigned to
The closely meshed wire fence on the out- regular tasks as in the State penitentiaries.
side of the corral and the revolver as bran-
Copyright z193, by The Keystone View Company.
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