File:Ohio Penitentiary Death House.jpg

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Exterior view of the Death House at the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1969-1970. Beginning in 1885 sentences of capital punishment were carried out at the Penitentiary. This building was built in 1913 specifically to house the electric chair and inmates who were sentenced to death.


Ohio Historical Society State Archives Series 1641 AV, AL01789 from the Ohio Penitentiary Photo Report Collection.


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