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Date: 1910-10 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a man posed sitting in jail, probably John Deitz in Hayward. He appears to have a cast or bandage on his left hand. A young girl is visi...

Photograph

Prisoners Working

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down road of a group of prisoners wearing striped jumpsuits doing road work while supervisors look on. A horse-drawn wagon is parked near a fence, and...

Photograph

Manacled Prisoner

Date: 1933-09-01 

Description: Chester Briggs, aka Chester Hawk or John Stanovich, was found by police in a boxcar at the Milwaukee Road switching tracks. He is seated in chair at the p...

Date: 1940-02-13 

Description: Prison photographs (two quarter-length, one full-length) of Joseph Young, inmate number 25417, a bookkeeper and switchboard operator.

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Description: A fight scene from the film "Riot in Cell Block 11."

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

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

Learn about the tragic story of what happened when Ho-Chunk warrior Red Bird and three companions surrender themselves after killing settlers.

Date: 1940-07-08 

Description: Prisoner photograph of Wilfred Leigh Mills, inmate number 25714, an English truck driver convicted of larceny.

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Description: Prisoners are seen walking past cells on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." There are two lines of men — one on the first floor and another on th...

Photograph

Harlan Lunde

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Description: Full-length mug shot of Harlan Lunde.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Small group of Vietnamese soldiers stand with a recently captured prisoner suspected of being Viet Cong on a path in the woods in Vietnam. One soldier is u...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

Date: 1933 

Description: A mug shot of Nick Bongiovanni, prisoner #467, charged with murder.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date:  date unknown

Description: A strip of three mug shots of Isadore Crupi, prisoner 23115.

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Description: Prisoners are seen fighting on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." They are fighting on the floor and on two metal staircases.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A strip of three mug shots of Louis Maniacci, prisoner 22846.

Date: 1946-02-11 

Description: Prisoner William Joseph Hogan, inmate 28820, a truck driver convicted on two counts of assault with intent to rob.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 243 men during service.

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Prisoner Gustave Pete Sharlow, inmate number 28827, an Indian tailor convicted of larceny.

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