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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...
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...
Description: The silent film actors Viola Dana and Bert Lytell, wearing costumes for different productions, knock their coffee cups together in a toast that is apparent...
Description: Mug shot of Harlan Lunde facing front.
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...
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...
Description: Full-length mug shot of Harlan Lunde.
Description: Bert Lytell, his face illuminated by a small spotlight, poses in a prisoner's striped uniform in a publicity still for the silent film "Alias Jimmy Valenti...
Description: Neville Brand and Leo Gordon are seen hiding underneath some metal stairs on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11."
Description: A mug shot of Nick Bongiovanni, prisoner #467, charged with murder.
Description: Long shot of two wardens escorting a prisoner back to a cell on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." They are walking underneath two metal staircas...
Description: Prison identification photograph of Carl Braden after his conviction for sedition.
Description: Vietnamese Rangers escort a newly captured prisoner suspected of being Viet Cong down a gravel road in the vicinity of Bac Lien, Vietnam. The prisoner has...
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: 1972-02 ca.
Description: Poster from 1972, voicing support for Karl Armstrong and his involvement in the Sterling Hall bombing on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in 1970...
Description: Poster for Karl Armstrong freedom party.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: African American prisoner hauling goods with a horse-drawn wagon. Original caption reads: "Baled alfalfa, bacon, flour and grain which have all been shipp...
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.
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...
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