County & City Jails: Image Gallery


The majority of these photographs were taken during the 1930s-1950s and were part of President Roosevelt’s Work Progress Administration which targeted growth in the American infrastructure.


Additional photographs will be added, contingent upon availability and time.



Contributed by Shawn Logan | contact@kyhi.org


⁘ Works Cited ⁘

  1. Goodman, George. The Goodman-Paxton Photogragraphic Collection, Special Collections, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
  2. Raitz, Karl. The Karl Raitz Kentucky Slides Collection, Special Collections, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
  3. Lancaster, Clay. The Clay Lancaster Slide Collection, Special Collections, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
  4. Murray-Wooley, Carolyn. The Carolyn Murray-Wooley Color Transperencies Collection, Special Collections, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

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