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In part, ""Jack Twining one of my best friends in prison - were in Atlanta - in Alcatraz - Jack killed Mallet a sexual predator - Good Riddance. This is the last photo of Jack alive. Released from prison after about 14 yrs. His life started in orphanage - then on downgrade - Reform School - State Prison - Chain Gang then Atlanta & off to Rock ... Killed some cop in Ore. or Wash. - shot it out with Ca. Highway Patrol - killed 4 of them - trapped put shot gun in mouth & pulled trigger. RIP Jack Peace at Last. Never had a chance or good day..."" With an unsigned photograph with lengthy Autograph Note on verso. Color, 6"" x 4"". Picturing the main cell block at Alcatraz. Fine condition.In full, ""Guard walking down Broadway toward Mess hall - above mess hall going left & right is 'Gun Walk' screw patrole back and forth armed with 45 cal pistol & Springfield 03 Bolt action rifle. In 1946 convict named Coy climbed up on bars naked coated with grease & bar spreader got in to gun walk attacked guard beat him unconscious and took his pistol & rifle to hold off guards - police - Marines - FBI - soldiers. Cont. 2 guards killed many wounded. Night comes & gas, running, shooting at each other."" Known as the Battle of Alcatraz, which lasted from May 2-4, 1946, it was the result of an unsuccessful escape attempt. Two guards and three inmates were killed." (Inventory #: 60838)