Aerial View of the Yuma Territorial PrisonSource: Library of Congress. Original caption: "Yuma Crossing, Riverfront Area, between Prison Hill & Fourth Avenue, Yuma, Yuma County, AZ." Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Southern Pacific Railroad, Contractor Gerald A. Doyle & Associates, Inc Archaeological Research Services, and Lyle M Stone.
In 1939-1940, the City of Yuma secured New Deal funding through the National Youth Administration to put unemployed youth to work.
The City of Yuma ran the former Yuma Territorial Prison as a museum from 1940-1961.
Project originally submitted by Harvey Smith on February 10, 2019.
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