Portrays the history of the Colorado Penitentiary System from the 1868 through to Present day.
Nancy Skeff, former Colorado Department of Corrections worker, collected over 2,000 pieces of inmate art and craft work, poetry, and letters during her 15-year career. Many of the more unique items from her amazing collection are now on special exhibit at the Museum.
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