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 ...

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 ...

The Alcatraz Landing Model

For over 20 years, people have come from all over the world to see the famous Alcatraz Island known for its rich history and cultural lure. Alcatraz Cruises has tried ...

Postcards From Alcatraz

Historic Postcards- As one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco, let alone the entire United States, Alcatraz is and has been a postcard collector’s nirvana. After sifting through ...