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Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Photograph

Rob Bake

Date: 1963-11-15 

Description: Originally titled 'Rob Bake', two women count cash and receipts at Bernauer Bakeries & Delicatessen after an attempted robbery.

Photograph

John P. O'Connor

Date: 1958-07-16 

Description: Window-breaker John O'Connor, 18, with Detective Kennety Hartwich in court. He pleaded guilty to smashing $2,210 worth of front windows at 14 State Street...

Date: 1970-08-24 

Description: Two men in hard hats observe the ruins of Sterling Hall after it was bombed. Unfortunately, despite an attempt to detonate the bomb when the building wa...

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Rubble and destruction in Brest, France. A few trees and a sign are still standing. Bombed-out buildings are in the background. Robert Doyle's caption read...

Photograph

Alleged Burglar

Date: 1930-12-30 

Description: Myron Stephanson, accused burglar holds his head in his hands while seated under a notice titled, "Wanted for Bank Robbery" at the police station.

Date: 1960-09-20 

Description: Portrait of Circuit Judge Russell E. Hanson, presiding judge at the Jon (Mickey) Hayes double murder trial. Hayes is accused of shooting his father and ano...

Date: 1869-09 

Description: Stereograph image of the body of Schuyler Gates near the mouth of Hurlbut Creek. The body is laying between the ruts of a rugged dirt road.

Date: 1961-02-23 

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man with office interior in the background.

Date: 1944-10-03 

Description: Edward Marr, bank messenger for Montgomery Ward and Co., and victim of Madison's second daylight holdup in a month, is searching through the bandit picture...

Date: 1970-08-24 

Description: A view looking out from the ground floor of Sterling Hall after the building was bombed. Unfortunately, despite an attempt to detonate the bomb when the...

Date: 1945-08-16 

Description: Exterior view of the Laurel Tavern, 2505 Monroe Street. The storefront window contains a display of two Schlitz Beer bottle pyramids, two large bottles of...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a damaged church tower, with a clock at the top. Caption reads: "Ruined church at St. Hilaire-le-Grand. Notice the clock."

Photograph

The Hangman's House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a clapboard house with window in the middle of the facade and a door flanking each side. A sign above the window reads: "Hanged (1864) Here: Geo...

Date: 1949-07-10 

Description: Unidentified police officer inspecting the truck owned by George "Butch" King, suspected killer of Sadie Jackson.

Photograph

DeForest State Bank

Date: 1933-09-12 

Description: A group of people gathers in front of the DeForest State Bank, site of a robbery.

Date: 1956-11-21 

Description: Uniformed police officers look over a laid out map with potential escape routes.

Historical Essay

Death to Capital Punishment

How Wisconsin Eliminated the Death Penalty

Read about the final person to be executed in Wisconsin before the state prohibited the death penalty.

Photograph

Lie Detector Test

Date: 1931-12-04 

Description: Technicians administer a lie detector test at District Attorney Fred Risser's office to be used in the James Corcoran poisoning case.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper with a mounted legend and shows the Kickapoo River, Indian mounds, the 1st Fort Crawford, an Indian Agency, the si...

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