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By Jim Brown

Folsom felony is California's second-oldest felony, courting again to 1880. within the many years following the Gold Rush, it housed a few of the state's such a lot infamous prisoners in stone, dungeon-like cells in the back of solid-metal doorways; used to be the 1st criminal with electrical strength; and for a few years supplied hard work for numerous country tasks, together with building, fabrication, and printing of license plates. Thrust into the general public cognizance within the Sixties by means of high-profile performances from kingdom music's Johnny funds, the legal continues to be a infamous and mythical establishment. the diversity of offenders housed at Folsom are incarcerated for a wide gamut of legal habit, and the California division of Corrections has been devoted to rehabilitation efforts in the course of the facility's lengthy history.

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