3013 John and Clarence Anglin-While John and Clarence Anglin, 2 of the 3 men who ever escaped from Alcatraz, were officially reported to have drowned in the bay, their mother received flowers anonymously every Mother’s Day until she died, and two very tall unknown women were reported to have attended her funeral.

3013 John and Clarence Anglin-While John and Clarence Anglin, 2 of the 3 men who ever escaped from Alcatraz, were officially reported to have drowned in the bay, their mother received flowers anonymously every Mother’s Day until she died, and two very tall unknown women were reported to have attended her funeral.

vintage everyday: Dummy head used by John Anglin to fool prison guards, Alcatraz. 1962

vintage everyday: Dummy head used by John Anglin to fool prison guards, Alcatraz. 1962

Dummy head used by John Anglin to fool prison guards, Alcatraz. 1962

Dummy head used by John Anglin to fool prison guards, Alcatraz. 1962

John Anglin - head shot. Looks like my great grandfather too.

John Anglin - head shot. Looks like my great grandfather too.

What's more exciting than a prison break? Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 and have never been cau...

What's more exciting than a prison break? Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 and have never been cau...

Photograph purportedly showing Alcatraz escapees, John and Clarence Anglin, in Brazil, 1975.

Photograph purportedly showing Alcatraz escapees, John and Clarence Anglin, in Brazil, 1975.

On this day – June 11, 1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.

On this day – June 11, 1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.

Frank Morris had a couple of brothers for cellmates–Clarence and John Anglin, who began robbing banks in the early 1950s. The pair was eventually arrested and imprisoned in Georgia, but they were later transferred to Alcatraz after repeated failed attempts to escape.

Frank Morris had a couple of brothers for cellmates–Clarence and John Anglin, who began robbing banks in the early 1950s. The pair was eventually arrested and imprisoned in Georgia, but they were later transferred to Alcatraz after repeated failed attempts to escape.

The great escape from Alcatraz marked its 50th anniversary on June 12, 2012. Five decades earlier, John and Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris disappeared from the high security prison. Though they were said to have drowned in the San Francisco Bay, their bodies were never found. Here, a picture released by the prison shows the dummy head (l.) that was used by John Anglin to fool prison guards into thinking he was in bed.

Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, March 21, 1963 - Inside Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary

The great escape from Alcatraz marked its 50th anniversary on June 12, 2012. Five decades earlier, John and Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris disappeared from the high security prison. Though they were said to have drowned in the San Francisco Bay, their bodies were never found. Here, a picture released by the prison shows the dummy head (l.) that was used by John Anglin to fool prison guards into thinking he was in bed.

A dummy head used by John Anglin to fool prison guards while he and two other inmates escaped Alcatraz in 1962

A dummy head used by John Anglin to fool prison guards while he and two other inmates escaped Alcatraz in 1962

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