Prisoners Sign Freedom Scrolls

Title

Prisoners Sign Freedom Scrolls

Description

Prisoners in Eastern State Penitentiary sign freedom scrolls to pledge their support to radio free Europe and the American effort to seek freedom for the captive people in Soviet clutches behind the iron curtain as part of an American Legion campaign to mobilize Philadelphia against communist aggression.

Creator

Joseph R. Brierley

Source

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Date

February 10, 1954

Contributor

Nicole Strunk

Rights

Courtesy of Temple University Libraries

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10in

Files

communist freedom scrolls.jpg


Citation

Joseph R. Brierley, “Prisoners Sign Freedom Scrolls,” Philly Immigration, accessed July 18, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/803.