County Home. Prison Farm. ca. 1880


Description: County Home. Prison Farm. ca. 1880. Photograph of prison farm on Roxboro Road, showing main house, surrounding buildings, well, wagon, and prison population. At far right stand members of family of Superintendent Henry Daniel Leigh: Auburn, Otie, Arthur, Mrs. Leigh, Pearl, Esca, and Lecta. Guards with pistol and rifles oversee work crew of men and women.

Subjects: Prison farms; Photography -- History -- 19th century; Roxboro Road (Durham, N.C.).

Source: Mrs. E.V. Leigh

Filename: A022


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