Kitchen in county jail


Title
Kitchen in county jail
Description
Woman cooking while a man looks into a pot at the county jail. Date from negative sleeve.
Date
March 12, 1953
Original Format
negatives
Extent
12cm x 10cm
Local Identifier
0741-b2-fa-v2.a.10
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
Copyright held by Joyner Library. Permission to reuse this work is granted for all non-commercial purposes.
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Comments

Entered by Admin Oct 09 2009

Sheriff Tyson believes the gentleman to the left is Marvin Coward, who was a jailer.  He believes the woman to the right is an inmate assigned to kitchen duties. It was customary in that day to assign jail inmates, especially women, to jail kitchen duties. They were supervised by jailers. This photo was taken in the OLD "jailhouse" which was torn down in 1964 to make way for construction of the 1965 jail annex.

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