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There is an updated chart here:

  • U.S. incarceration timeline 4

It does not have the inserted notes for 1971 and 1984.

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Description: A timeline showing the total number of inmates in U.S. prisons and jails. The data sources are listed at the Wikimedia Commons location of the image:


Author: November Coalition.

Permission: is the November Coalition page with charts and graphs. That page says "These graphs are in the public domain."

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current00:47, July 15, 2014Thumbnail for version as of 00:47, July 15, 2014713 × 499 (22 KB)Timeshifter (Talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 22:59, July 15, 2010
22:59, July 15, 2010Thumbnail for version as of 22:59, July 15, 2010713 × 499 (22 KB)Timeshifter (Talk | contribs)
21:53, September 6, 2008Thumbnail for version as of 21:53, September 6, 2008701 × 520 (26 KB)Timeshifter (Talk | contribs)Latest version of the timeline.

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