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Missouri State Penitentiary riot of 1954 - PHOTOS

The Missouri State Penitentiary will be featured on the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" Friday, Sept. 6. These are images from the Missouri State Penitentiary riot of 1954. Four inmates were killed, and 29 injured during the riot on Sept. 22, 1954.Four guards were seriously hurt. Missouri State Highway Patrol officers, Missouri National Guardsmen, and officers from Jefferson City, St. Louis, and Kansas City police departments were called in to control the inmates. Damage was estimated around $5 million. Photos are used with permission from Missouri State Archives.

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