Reverend Wall, Ohio Penitentiary chaplain photograph   Save
Columbus Citizen-Journal Photograph Collection
Description: Photograph of Reverend Kleber Edwin Wall, the protestant chaplain at the Ohio Penitentiary, taken for the Columbus Citizen-Journal newspaper. A typed note on the reverse indicates that on August 1, 1954, Wall would retire from a 25-year career as chaplain at the prison. According to the article that this photograph accompanied, the Ohio Penitentiary was, at the time, said to have "the biggest chapel attendance of any prison in the nation." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P339_B03F01_04_01
Subjects: Ohio Penitentiary (Columbus, Ohio); Prisons - Officials and employees; Religion in Ohio; Chaplains; Clergy
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)