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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: 1964 ca.

Description: A group of correctional inmates work in a trench, while a man with a firearm watches from above.

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: 1946-04-03 

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

Photograph

Braden Freed!

Date: 1955-07-12 

Description: Carl Braden (center) leaves the LaGrange Prison with his wife Anne and his attorney Robert Zollinger. Braden was released after a Supreme Court decision ru...

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...

Date: 1940-02-13 

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

Date: 1962-05 

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...

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...

Photograph

Cecil LaValla

Date: 1933-07-15 

Description: Portrait of Cecil LaValla, sitting in a chair at the county jail, suspect in the murder of Odin Tofsrud.

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: 1973-09-23 

Description: Poster for Karl Armstrong freedom party.

Date: 1940-07-08 

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

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

Photograph

Carl Braden

Date: 1955 

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

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:  date unknown

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

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.

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...

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...

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