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Catalog Number 2008.010.028
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Confiscated Stills
Date 1925
Description Black and white photograph of mash barrels and a liquor still, along with assorted attachments for the still, taken in the open space immediatly south of the 1914 Sheriff's residence and Jail located at 15th and Washington Avenue in Golden, Colorado. The stills were confiscated by Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies and later personally destroyed by Sheriff Walter H. Johnson. The photograph also depicts a chain link fence that housed chickens to feed the inmates.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent-Dennis L. Potter
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Dennis L. Potter Collection
Caption Confiscated Ilegal Liquor Stills
People Johnson, Walter H.
Search Terms 1914 Jefferson County Jail
Jefferson County Jail
Jefferson County Sheriffs
Jefferson County Sheriffs Department
Jonas Johnson Family