Alcatraz Island Photo Gallery

GOGA 35266 004 Alcatraz inmate band in dining room with four-man tables front image

Inmate band in dining room, Alcatraz

Golden Gate NRA, Park Archives, Arnold W. Peters Alcatraz Papers, GOGA 35266.004


Alcatraz Island has a unique and varied history of identities, including a seacoast fortification, federal penitentiary, natural preserve, and a land occupied by Native Americans. In this gallery, explore albums targeting these and other topics, including the Army period, federal prison period, Indian occupation, contemporary, and projects and events.

Images within these albums may be used for any legitimate non-commercial public or press use with proper credit given to the National Park Service. If you have any questions or additional information on these images, please contact the Park Archives and Records Center’s reference archivist at 415-561-2807 or e-mail us.


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