This video compiles many home movies documenting various activities at the Florida State Prison in Raiford. The first half features recreational activities, including a boxing match between inmates and US Navy servicemen, a football game between prisoners and Air Force servicemen at Patrick Air Base, and a baseball game in Jacksonville. There is also footage of inmates playing shuffleboard, checkers and Ping-Pong; doing gymnastics; and attending a baseball game at Wolfson Park in Jacksonville. The second half serves as a tour of the facility, including the dog yard, dairy farm, canteen, shop, staff offices and vocational training programs.
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