www.biography.com/news/famous-inmates-of-alcatraz

Aug 21, 2014 ... The only “Rock” back then was Alcatraz, the maximum-security prison .... a life sentence, even outlasting the prison itself, which closed in 1963.

graylineofsanfrancisco.com/blog/10-facts-about-alcatraz-you-probably-didnt-know

Oct 6, 2017 ... Although Alcatraz is one of the most infamous prisons in the world, it wasn't originally built as a prison. It was actually a fort at first, declared as a ...

abc7news.com/society/last-prison-guard-off-alcatraz-island-shares-experience-on-the-rock/3244448

Mar 21, 2018 ... ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- This year marks 55 years since Alcatraz Island closed as a prison. RELATED: New evidence suggests ...

www.nytimes.com/1994/03/03/movies/a-film-on-a-case-that-shut-alcatraz.html

Mar 3, 1994 ... It was on a foggy night in 1939 that Henri Young and four other inmates tried to escape from Alcatraz. Kevin Bacon portrays Henri Young in ...

www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/11/20/alcatraz.indian.occupation

Nov 20, 2009 ... Alcatraz Island was a chilly, unwelcoming place once reserved for ... the federal government appeared to want it after the penitentiary closed in ...

www.upi.com/Archives/1963/03/21/Last-Alcatraz-inmates-depart/3411521416108

The last inmates of Alcatraz Federal Prison left the crumbling "Rock" in San Francisco Bay ... The last inmate to leave the 29-year-old island prison was Frank C.

www.rd.com/culture/life-in-alcatraz

Bryan Conway was a prisoner at Alcatraz same time as the infamous Al Capone, and his essay was published in the April 1938 issue of Reader's Digest.

www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-business/ferry-service-helps-alcatraz-escape-from-government-shutdown-idUSKBN1FB1G2

Jan 22, 2018 ... FILE PHOTO: The Alcatraz Island is seen in San Francisco Bay in San ... The Statue of Liberty was closed at the weekend but will reopen on ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2297271/Alcatraz-final-days-revealed-new-photos-released-50th-anniversary-prison-closing.html

Mar 21, 2013 ... Alcatraz was first a fort and later became an Army disciplinary barracks ... in the administration building of the closed former island prison in San ...