5. Six Youthful Desperadoes and the Folsom Prison Riot


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Violet covers the unbelievable story of the six youthful desperadoes and the Thanksgiving Day riot at Folsom Prison in 1927. Meanwhile, Jim discovers a man desperately trying to get a moral across through a murderous apple metaphor, and "Old Fashioned" letter writer who really hates these newfangled sewerage systems.

Yesterday's Chip Paper is a fortnighly(ish) history podcast that looks at true crime, strange letters and long lost poetry from the pages of the world's historic newspapers.

British Newspaper Archive www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

California Digital Newspaper Collection https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc

Eliphind www.eliphind.com

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/

New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/

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