Van Raaphorst, Donna L. Books
Dr. Van Raaphorst is a retired Professor of History from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio. She also taught at numerous other institutions including Cleveland State University, Baldwin-Wallace College, and Kent State University. She completed her Ph.D. at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.2011 0-7734-1596-3
This study provides the only available chronologically complete history of Alcatraz
Island. It challenges many commonly held assumptions about Alcatraz as a prison
for dangerous criminals.