Alcatraz Island - Golden Gate National Recreation Area
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Christmas Menu
Christmas menu, 1954
Alcatraz Field Collection

Special meals were served during major holidays. They helped maintain inmate morale. In addition to a full turkey dinner, inmates received gift packages [usually containing candy, fruit, and cigarettes], listened to recordings of Christmas carols, watched movies, and could attend religious services.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, GOGA 18324o1a