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Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

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

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...

Date: 1923 

Description: Two police officers holding rifles escort two prisoners into a paddywagon. Lining the road is a long, perspective view of an outdoor prison. Red text impri...

Date: 1934-12-21 

Description: A strip of three mug shots of Michael Caruso, prisoner 22055.

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:  

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.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

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

Photograph

Carl Braden

Date: 1955 

Description: Prison identification photograph of Carl Braden after his conviction for sedition.

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...

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...

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: 1971-09 

Description: Poster advocating the liberation of Dana Beal, a marijuana legalization advocate who had been recently apprehended in Madison. Poster features a stylized i...

Evaluate documents representing opposing perspectives on Japanese American Internment and work as a class to understand primary source analysis

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

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: 1940-01-22 

Description: Prisoner photograph of Harvey Wiles, inmate number 25371, who was a clerk convicted on three counts of embezzlement.

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...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1920 

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...

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...

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