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Booking prisoner at Rocky Butte Jail, Unknown

Identifier: 02
Click to view in Multnomah County Digital Archives
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Scope and Contents

This movie was probably made by the Sheriff’s Office. It is black and white, silent, and almost 11 minutes long. It shows, in detail, the process of booking a person into Rocky Butte Jail. It starts with driving to the jail, property and information intake, receiving inmate clothing, getting a physical, receiving bedding, and moving in to a cell. This process shows the jail exterior, intake desk, jail interior, cell blocks, cell interior, and a very short segment at the end showing confiscated weapons.


  • Creation: Unknown



1 Reels (silent, b/w, 10 min 45 sec) ; 16 mm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Multnomah County Archives Repository

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