Our featured speaker will be Mike Johnson, retired Illinois Department of Corrections Officer. His topic is Joliet Prisons, describing the history of the Old Joliet Prison on Collins Street in Joliet, Illinois, including the Women's Prison.
The presentation will include many slides of the interior and exterior of the facilities taken throughout the prison's history. We will learn about the prison industries, riots, murders, and of course, the prison's role in pop culture, including "The Blues Brothers".
The meeting is open to the public, free of charge and includes a brief business meeting and light refreshments.
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