Historical images from San Quentin

In late 2012 photography professor Nigel Poor was making a routine visit to San Quentin State Prison.

She was collaborating on an image interpretation project with incarcerated students. That's when San Quentin Public Information Officer Sam Robinson pulled out a box and uncovered thousands of images documenting the prison's history and life behind bars.

Poor, a professor at Cal State Sacramento, joined us on KTVU the 9. Watch the interview in the video box above. 

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