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A group of prisoners all in different states of undress with officers around them. They are trying to put their clothes back on after a shakedown.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Convict Shouting During a Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.361
A view of two levels of prison blocks. The cells on the bottom are empty and the one above is closed and a prisoner is leaning out.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Cell Block, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.353
This woodblock print depicts a white bird between a black area on the left and top right and orange bottom right. There is something like a cross in the upper right corner and an eye. The name Jose Ortega appears in the top left and "Grabados en madera" (woodcuts) in the lower right. 
José Ortega (Spanish (culture or style))
No es verdad
1952 – 1953
1954/1.57A
This woodblock print depicts four men huddled in a circle in the foreground and another with his hands behind his head in the background. 
José Ortega (Spanish (culture or style))
La Barba
1952 – 1953
Museum Purchase
1954/1.60
This woodblock print depicts a man in trousers and a jacket compacted into the space of the print. The man is kneeling on his left knee while his right foot is raised and pushed up against a surface on the left of the image. Both of his arms are raised, with the left jutting out towards the viewer and the palm of his hand is fully visible. The numbered and print is signed (l.c.) "3 Pepe Ortega" in pencil.
José Ortega (Spanish (culture or style))
El bache
1952 – 1953
Museum Purchase
1954/1.59
A group of uniformed prisoners in a dining room. Some of the men are seated and eating while others are in line waiting to get their food.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Dining Room (Convict Pouring from Pitcher), from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.348
A man with his arms crossed, resting on the horizontal bar of a cell. There are other prisoners behind him.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Cell Block (face behind bars, other prisoners behind him), from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.357
A prisoner in uniform with his hands cuffed and in front of him against a wood paneled wall. There is a man in a suit and glasses standing next to him.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Condemned Man, from "Conversations with the Dead"
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.351
A group of prisoners in a room relaxing. Some look like they are watching television, others are talking and some are just sitting.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Day Room, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.359
Two prisoners in uniform sitting on a wooden bench. Their legs are crossed and they are both looking to the right.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Two Convicts, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.355
A man in a uniform looking at the camera against a dark wall. His head is shaved and his arms are outstretched against a railing behind him.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Four Years, Burglary, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.347
A man seated in a prison lunchroom wearing his uniform eating a meal. He is surrounded by other prisoners, but is eating alone.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Convict in Prison Twenty Calendar Years, Life Sentence. Speaking is Forbidden in the Dining Room, from "Conversations with the Dead"
1968 – 2011
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2014/2.360
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