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Date: 1940-01-20 

Description: Prison mug shot of Edward Pendergast, inmate number 25367, an Irish mill wright who was convicted of arson.

Date: 1940-01-22 

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


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...


Convict Laborers

Date: 1915 

Description: A group of convict laborers wear striped jumpsuits as they work to construct a road. Railroad tracks run through the foreground and people stand near homes...

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

Date: 1940-02-09 

Description: Prison photograph of Lyle Tadder, inmate number 25409, a painter who was convicted of larceny of auto.

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: South Vietnamese soldier uses a handgun to threaten a Viet Cong prisoner who is laying on the ground among foliage. Other men watch in the background.

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...


Description: A fight scene from the film "Riot in Cell Block 11."

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...


Viet Cong Prisoner

Date: 1965-11 

Description: Viet Cong prisoner seated with his legs bound and his hands on his head. He is encircled by barbed wire. Soldiers are behind him.


Carl Braden

Date: 1955 

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

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: 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 Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

Date: 1962 

Description: A man caught with Communist propaganda is taken, with his arms bound, to a waiting helicopter. The soldiers who captured him are walking behind with weapon...

Date: 1920 

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: 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...

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