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Episode 34: The Haunted & The Bloody: Alcatraz

Alcatraz is infamous for being, well....Alcatraz. One of the toughest prisons in America that housed the worst of the worst inmates who couldn't be contained at other prisons. With the history, the prison, and the people who used to occupy this island, you can imagine the energy left behind. Not only that, but there are stories of evil energy present even before the prison closed it's doors.


Alcatraz Island 1895

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Island View of Alcatraz with Lighthouse

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Island Carnes, Shockley and Thompson

On way to court after attempted escape (1946)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Federal_Penitentiary#/media/File:Carnes_shockley_thompson.jpg


Coy, Hubbard, Cretzer

3 who were killed during attempted escape (1946)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Federal_Penitentiary#/media/File:Coy_Hubbard_Cretzer.jpg


One of the plaster heads used during the 1962 escape

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Federal_Penitentiary#/media/File:Dummy_head.jpg Plaster head, still on display

Taken by Kathy Weiser-Alexander

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Alcatraz-Escape-head-500.jpg Robert Stroud “The Birdman of Alcatraz”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Federal_Penitentiary#/media/File:RobertStroud.jpg

Sign from Native occupation 1969-1971

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Island#/media/File:Alcatraz_Island_-_panoramio_(3).jpg Episode Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Federal_Penitentiary

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Island

https://www.history.com/topics/crime/alcatraz

https://www.thoughtco.com/alcatraz-prison-overview-1435716

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/ca-alcatraz/

https://www.alcatrazhistory.com/stroud.htm

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/ca-alcatrazghosts/

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