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Libby Prison

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Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Photograph

Two Prisoners

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Two prisoners sitting outdoors at their prison camp. Captioned: "Boche prisoners at Saint Hilaire."

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A heavily retouched photographic view of Libby Prison. This view shows tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoners of war line up for inspection outside their barracks before going to work at a local cannery.

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: A work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp are being loaded onto a truck to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

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Description: Decorative lithograph with hundreds of prisoners' names, as well as scenes from the prison motifs as four insets, one on each corner: Libby Prison; Belle I...

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Description: Commemorative poster honoring duties of the States and those that fought and lead the war.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fragment of the Andersonville Prison Stockade among overgrowth of trees.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Indiana Monument at the Andersonville National Cemetery. The monument was made of Montello granite at a cost of $10,000 i...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Help students to look at the wartime issues of work, production and conservation in their hometown

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Elevated view of a work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp marching to a truck to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

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