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The electric chair nicknamed "Old Sparky" was used for 104 executions between 1926 and 1948 at the Tucker Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction. There were two incarnations of “Old Sparky.” The one pictured here was the second.
Photo by Mike Keckhaver


Penal Systems
Capital Punishment
Tucker Unit
 
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