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Date: 1934-09-24 

Description: Doorway and bed in room where murder, suicide occurred. Adele Burnton was murdered by Harold Kotvis, who then committed suicide. 521 North Henry Street. A...

Date: 1934-09-24 

Description: Room where murder, suicide occurred. Adele Burnton was murdered by Harold Kotvis, who then committed suicide. 521 North Henry Street.

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Description: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in custody. The Rosenbergs were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union on March 29, 1951, and sentenced to death. The climate...

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: 1970-08-24 

Description: A policeman stands in front of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin campus. Early on August 24th, 1970, a van loaded with six barrels of explosi...

Date: 1949-07-10 

Description: Julius J. Jackson, 1049 East Johnson, seated, with Acting Leiut. Robert O'Brien of the Madison police department in the background. Jackson is the husband...

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: 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: 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: 1915 

Description: Held against her will on a desolate island, Nellie Nolan (played by Edith Taliaferro) is forced to write her own kidnapping note by Spagnoli (Al Ernest Gar...

Date: 1949-07-10 

Description: George "Butch" King in handcuffs, after being questioned for the murder of Sadie Jackson, wife of Julius J. Jackson. In the background is Detective Captain...

Date: 1942 

Description: View of base of the Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun in a factory, possibly International Harvester's Indianapolis Works.

Date: 1958-12-04 

Description: Herbert Hilgendorf was sentenced to six months in jail for beating his father, Louis Hilgendorf, a town of Roxbury farmer.

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: 1970-08 

Description: Aftermath of the bombing of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin campus. The view includes three heavily damaged cars that were next to the buildin...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two young boys sitting in a car wearing hats and sunglasses, play cops and robbers. One of the boys is thought to be Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison. App...

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Poster advertising Emile de Antonio's 1967 documentary film "Rush to Judgment," about the Warren Commission's investigation into the assassination of Presi...

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: 1942-08-04 

Description: A woman is led out by a State Agent during a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were for gambling and prostitution. The...

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