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Description: View of an Angolian prisoner with hands and feet bound in a wooden brace. Caption reads, "These methods were used to capture and hold the prisoners which w...
Description: Frank Wilkinson and Carl Braden at the time of their surrender to federal authorities. Both men had refused to testify to before the House Un-American Act...
Description: Vietnamese Rangers and U.S. Army Ranger advisor ford a rice paddy with a captured prisoner suspected of being Viet Cong in the vicinity of Bac Lien, Vietna...
A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed
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: United States Army nurse, Mary Harrington, teaches female internees in Saipan, gathered outdoors in the grass with Saipan women. Harrington is smiling and...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.
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...
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: 1870 ca.
Description: Waupun Prison garden. Hill top view of garden with arched trellis and vines and men hoeing in garden; prison in background.
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.
Description: A strip of three mug shots of Michael Caruso, prisoner 22055.
Description: View of a chain gang from the front window of a car.
Description: Prisoner photograph of Harvey Wiles, inmate number 25371, who was a clerk convicted on three counts of embezzlement.
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...
Description: A strip of three mug shots of James Gumina, prisoner 21855.
Description: Prisoner Gustave Pete Sharlow, inmate number 28827, an Indian tailor convicted of larceny.
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: Prison identification photograph of Carl Braden after his conviction for sedition.
Description: A fight scene from the film "Riot in Cell Block 11."
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