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Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, in the 1970s

Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, during the 1970s. Written on photo: It's Wild West time in the Deep South each Sunday in October as inmates of the Louisiana State Penitentiary recapture the spirit of freedom in reckless pursuit of glory. Events include bareback bronc riding, bust out, "Angola" bulldogging, wild cow milking, wild horse racing, bull riding and breathtaking daredeviltry.

Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, in the 1970s.

Courtesy of State Library of Louisiana

Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, in the 1970s. Unidentified

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