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Date: 1958-03-30 

Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Twenty-four thousand twenty peso notes issued by the order of Yucatan governor Abel Ortiz Argumedo. Argumedo used these notes to pay a debt to the Internat...

Date: 1949-12-16 

Description: Scene along the Yahara River where the body of Max Hobert, a Madison bartender, was found.

Date: 1915 

Description: Mr. Pepper (played by Charles Lee) lies dead on the floor as his daughter Jane (Irene Hunt) kneels beside him in shock. In the background sitting by a smal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waukesha police recruits practice using riot sticks.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Jesus is hanging on the cross, while a soldier wearing armor points at him. Other soldiers are present, some riding horses. A group of people on the right...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Arm and leg restraints that bound John McCaffary, the last man executed in Wisconsin, 1851. (Museum object #1976.249.1–.2)

Date: 1954-03-24 

Description: Elizabeth H. Pady leaves a hearing in Federal Court. She was accused of a bank holdup in Barron County.

Date: 1962-12-07 

Description: The car of Californian Charles E. Reid lies submerged in Lake Wingra at the end of Knickerbocker Street after a police chase resulting from him holding up...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a village in France that has been totally destroyed by the war. Caption reads: "The utter ruin and desolation of a typical bombarded villa...

Date: 1966 

Description: San Francisco police arrest a "suspicious woman" and help her into an International Metro Wagon #689 truck during their Golden Gate beat.

Date: 1949-08-13 

Description: Two World War II veterans from Berwyn, Illinois, released on bail pending a new hearing, are with their lawyers. The two young men were convicted and impri...

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: 1942-08-04 

Description: A state agent arrests three women and one man, a bartender, in Jeanne's Chateau. A sweeping raid was staged on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest...

Date: 1935-06-10 

Description: Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson and Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, with confiscated whiffle board and roulette wheel.

Date: 1892 after

Description: Close-up of a statue of Captain Myles Standish, a military leader of the Plymouth Colony. Begun in 1892, the statue depicts Standish grasping his sword in...

Date: 1970-03-24 

Description: Cover of "The East Village Other," an underground newspaper, featuring a cartoon bomb on top of a pile of money. The headline reads, "Booming the Economy."...

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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.

Photograph

Norman M . Ward

Date: 1948-04-23 

Description: African-American man, Norman M., Ward (aka Paul Nokomis) 18-year-old Chicagoan who was sent to jail to await sentence when he pleaded guilty to larceny and...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Czechoslovakian film poster featuring a black and white photographic image of an arm (and its shadow) reaching out towards a rifle.

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