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Ohio Penitentiary Death House
Description: Exterior view of the Death House at the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1969-1970. Beginning in 1885 sentences of capital punishment were carried out at the Penitentiary. This building was built in 1913 specifically to house the electric chair and inmates who were sentenced to death. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL01789
Subjects: Capital punishment--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government--Corrections
Places: Columbus (Ohio)