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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...
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...
Description: Ray Case, former County Traffic Officer, walks down a cobblestone walkway with his bloodhound, Bounding Bessie. The dog was used to trail an escaped jewel...
Description: Bette Lou Becker and Jeanne Lamoreaux, from the Wisconsin Historical Society, model and admire the vest of Charles C.P. Arndt. Arndt was shot through the c...
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...
Description: An illegal gambling machine in a tavern.
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...
Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...
Description: Mr. Pepper (played by Charles Lee) lies dead upon the floor while seven other characters stand about the room in attitudes of shock and bewilderment. On th...
Date: 1943-01-02 after
Description: Handwritten on the back of the print, "Buna, immediately after capture by Yanks and Aussies." Two men stand in the center amid the destruction of the jungl...
Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Brass Ball Tavern.
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...
Description: Illegal gambling machines in Kelley's Tavern, in the city of Lake Geneva.
Description: Vietnamese woman holding an infant emerging from a bomb shelter under the watchful eye of two South Vietnamese soldiers (ARVN). This incident was witnessed...
Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the front dining room of Jones Steak House, located on County Trunk N, southwest of Wausau. The building is owned by Sheri...
Description: Two illegal gambling machines in a tavern on Highway 41, about one mile south of the Racine County Line. A man in a hat stands on the left, facing away.
Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Dell View hotel.
Description: Three men in court with their attorney listen to their sentences for stealing the Durfee Brothers Roofing Company safe. From right are Louis and Kenneth Di...
Description: Frank Deischel, Wausau, President of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, standing with an illegal slot machine in Deischel's tavern.
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