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Date: 1933 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waupun Prison garden. Hill top view of garden with arched trellis and vines and men hoeing in garden; prison in background.

Date: 1946-04-03 

Description: Prisoner photograph of Salvatore "Cono" Librizzi, inmate number 28898, a laborer who was convicted of burglary.

Date:  ca.

Description: Leo Gordon, Neville Brand and Joel Fluellen stand in front of Robert Osterloh, sitting, who is holding a pencil in one hand and a cigarette in the other. A...

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Photograph

Algerian Traitor

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian traitor who claimed to have killed many Algerian women and children sits handcuffed by a rock wall, awaiting trial by the National Liberation F...

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Description: View of a chain gang from the front window of a car.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Using photographs and accounts, students will learn about German POW camps in the United States and Japanese American internment

Date: 1918 

Description: Wallace Reid, wearing jodhpurs and a work shirt, stands in a sherrif's office with a ball and chain attached to his ankle. Behind him is a rolltop desk and...

Date: 1948 

Description: James Dombrowski (center), head of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare (SCHW), leaving the Birmingham jail with Doris Senk and the Rev. C. Herbert Ol...

Photograph

Two Prisoners

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

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

Date: 1951-11-08 

Description: Prison photograph of Henry G. Baxter, inmate number 32394, a tavern and restaurant keeper convicted of selling mortgaged property.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: A small group of Vietnamese soldiers question a prisoner in a dry and rocky field in Vietnam. The soldiers are standing or crouching very close to the boun...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: United States Army nurse, Mary Harrington, teaches female internees in Saipan, gathered outdoors in the grass with Saipan women. Harrington is smiling and...

A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed

Discover the story of a Ho-Chunk warrior who surrenders and is grieved at receiving a fair trial.

Date: 1962 

Description: Group of Viet Cong held prisoner by South Vietnamese soldiers. The group is seated on the ground among foliage with mock rifles in the foreground. Soldiers...

Date: 1917-09 ca.

Description: South Carolina convicts building a road at Camp Wadsworth near Spartenberg in preparation for the camp's use as a National Guard training camp. The prisone...

Date: 1948-05-15 

Description: Floyd Parker, a federal prisoner, and one of two inmates of the Dane County Jail who started the cell block fire, was rescued by sheriff's officials and ci...

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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: 1920 

Description: Bert Lytell poses in a prisoner's striped uniform in a publicity still for the silent film "Alias Jimmy Valentine" (Metro 1920). A dramatic shaft of light...

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