Velma's Desk at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville, 1939

Velma's Desk at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville, 1939
After her escape, Velma settled into life at the Marysville prison. Due to a heart condition, she spent most of the last year of her life in the prison hospital. She died on October 24, 1959, at the age of 53.

Photograph courtesy of Cleveland State University Special Collections
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