2014 Annual USP-Alcatraz Reunion

Former Residents and NPS Staff pose w Dock 'Taco Bell'

TWO former USP-AZ prisoners attend annual event with former¬†guards, families and even a Jesuit Priest who all did time on ‘the Rock’¬†.

Special programs and tours were open to pleasantly surprised visitors – who also were treated to live music by a Johnny Cash cover band.

Let’s do it again next year!

#1118AZ, Bob Luke w former Officer John Hernan

Former Guard Jim Albright with his bride of 62 years!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#1259AZ, Bill Baker w new bride Mae

Father Bernie Bush w friends in 'Birdman's' Cell

 

Robert Stroud, aka ‘the Birdman’, spent 11 of his 17 years in this barred hospital room above the prison’s ‘dining hall’.

 

 

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Big crowds turned out for the special programs - here Bob Luke, #1118AZ

NPS Volunteer Ian Craig w #1259AZ, Bill Baker,(1954-’59) -then and now!