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Russ Murder-Suicide

Date: 1954-06-28 

Description: Image shows murder victim, Doris Ivanelle Russ, lower right, lying on the grass near her home on North Lake Street. Behind her lay the .30-06 caliber deer...

Date: 1947-11-24 

Description: Police officer Raymond P. Kurth holds the leather bag in which the robber, Max M. Feeney, carried the money stolen from the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1917-09 ca.

Description: South Carolina convicts building a road at Camp Wadsworth near Spartenberg in preparation for the camp's use as a National Guard training camp. The prisone...

Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: Portrait of Tracy Ukena, a Wyoming prison escapee, sentenced to a three-year prison term by Federal Judge Patrick T. Stone in the U.S. District Court. He h...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an atomic bomb exploding with "Joy, Peace, Health, Happiness and Good Will" flying out of it. Below is the verse: "The atom bomb brings g...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Sheriff Edward (Ace) Fischer, prisoner Robert Winslow, and Officer Ray Case, seated in an automobile with a man and woman looking in the window.

Date: 1942-06-14 

Description: A sign explaining the rules for an illegal dice game at the Del-Bar Tavern on Highway 12 between Delton and Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1884 

Description: Two drawings illustrating a hyperbolic comparison between a society which permits drinking of alcoholic beverages and one that does not.

Date: 2012 

Description: Press conference podium area in the City Hall for a double-homicide case, with main suspect (later convicted), Jeffrey Lepsch, pictured twice. American and...

Date: 1942-04-04 

Description: An illegal gambling machine in a dining area of a restaurant. A waiter is visible through a doorway on the left.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Actor Harry Benham points accusingly at a ruffian on the floor as two police officers subdue two criminals in a scene still from the Thanhouser serial "Zud...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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Description: One man armed with a shotgun, facing a man in the doorway of a log house, and surrounded by three other men standing in the snow.

Date: 1939 

Description: Men hold guns up to the driver of an International D-40 truck marked "Decatur Fast Freight" in a hijacking scene staged by the Chicago Police Department. A...

Date: 1967 

Description: A heavily bombed street in Hanoi. A number of people are in the street in the background near parked cars.

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Frank Deischel, Wausau, President of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, standing with an illegal slot machine in Deischel's tavern.

Date: 1952-02-15 

Description: Wisconsin Attorney General Vernon W. Thompson sits at his desk while signing an endorsement of the Madison observance of Crime Prevention Week. The nationa...

Date: 1916 

Description: The robber Jimmy Briggs (played by Eugene Pallette) is stifling the cries of Grace Remington (Norma Talmadege) in this scene still from the silent feature...

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Description: Photographers are instructed how to shoot a crime scene. A teacher demonstrates photographic techniques while a group of students observe.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Buford Sennett, confessed murderer, soon after his capture at the Pomputis farm, sitting between a police officer and the driver of the car.

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