Attica Prison Riot

John Shearer1971-09

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

The aftermath of the four day inmate riot at Attica Prision that led to the deaths of over 40 men.


  • Title: Attica Prison Riot
  • Date: 1971-09
  • Location: Attica, NY, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W NEGATIVE
  • Subject Keywords: New York, Riot, Crime, Attica, 1970s, Prison, Prison Riots, Us, Prisons, 1970s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: John Shearer
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_117079499
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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