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Date: 1961 

Description: Two Viet Cong prisoners seen through a window covered in barbed wire in a structure built of bamboo and grass.

Date:  date unknown

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...

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...

Date: 1948-05-15 

Description: Floyd Parker, a federal prisoner, and one of two inmates of the Dane County Jail who started the cell block fire, was rescued by sheriff's officials and ci...

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: 1972-04 ca.

Description: Narrow poster advocating the release of Karl Armstrong, who was incarcerated for his involvement in the 1970 Sterling Hall bombing on the University of Wis...

Date: 1934-12-21 

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

Date: 1920 

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...

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...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

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

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Prisoner Gustave Pete Sharlow, inmate number 28827, an Indian tailor convicted of larceny.

Photograph

Harlan Lunde

Date:  

Description: Mug shot of Harlan Lunde facing front.

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.

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: 1933 

Description: A mug shot of Nick Bongiovanni, prisoner #467, charged with murder.

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: 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...

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:  date unknown

Description: Drawing showing escaped slave Joshua Glover being seized at Racine.

Date: 1951-11-08 

Description: Prison photograph of Henry G. Baxter, inmate number 32394, a tavern and restaurant keeper convicted of selling mortgaged property.

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