Alcatraz Inmate 1518-AZ

  Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia. He also had strong ties ...

Lights, Camera, Action!

  San Francisco has been an iconic location for great movies and TV shows. One of the most celebrated attractions that is featured is none other than Alcatraz Island. Two ...

Chip Off The Old Salt Block

It’s no wonder Captain Erik (“Tubby”) Anfinson has salt in his veins, his father Clifford Anfinson was a boat person all his life as a sport fisherman, chartering his vessel ...

Alcatraz Occupation History

The broader story of the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz 50 years ago could easily include a larger chunk of American history -- as far back as a 19th century ...