Alcatraz Prison in American history

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Enslow Publishers, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
Traces the development of the federal prison at Alcatraz Island from the days of Spanish exploration, through its years as a military prison, to its fame as the most escape-proof prison in America.

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Early Settlements
Fort and Lighthouse
Alcatraz Military Prison

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Marilyn Tower Oliver is a former high school teacher turned journalist and writer.

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