Roderick B. Eckle photograph   Save
Roderick B. Eckle photograph
Description: Photograph of Roderick B. Eckle, superintendent of the London Prison Farm, at his desk, London, Ohio, 1955. Eckle was appointed superintendent in 1953, a position he held until his death in 1962. Construction of the London Prison Farm began in the early 1920s. At that time, the institution was a branch unit of the Ohio Penitentiary. With completion in 1925 of its main building, the London Prison farm was established as a separate correctional institution. It is now known as the London Correctional Institution. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04478
Subjects: Ohio--Officials and employees; Ohio History--State and Local Government--Corrections; Prisons - Officials and employees
Places: London (Ohio); Madison County (Ohio)