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Date: 1949-05-06 

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...

Date: 1948-12-09 

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...

Date: 1949-11-28 

Description: County officers and state crime lab officials search for clues in the pasture near Fitch Hatchery road, where Bernice Johnston was beaten and abandoned. Th...

Date: 1964 

Description: A poster with the headline, "I Will Never Turn Back," a quote from a young woman in Mississippi for the Freedom Summer Project in a letter to her mother. B...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An image of the electric chair. The image focuses upon the chair, with its plethora of straps. The wooden walls and concrete floor are visible around it....

Date: 1956-11-21 

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

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State Street Bust

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Description: View across street towards a police officer chasing down a shoplifter walking on State Street. A man is watching from a sidewalk in the background.

Photograph

Carl Frey

Date: 1931-02-04 

Description: Portrait of Carl Frey, 28, Stoughton. He confessed to the murder of Albion postmaster Frank Kelling.

Photograph

Postwar Berlin

Date: 1951 

Description: A street scene in Berlin that shows the damage caused by wartime bombing. A banner or billboard on the damaged building on the right is advertising a film...

Date: 1942-04-10 

Description: Man playing an illegal 25 cent slot machine in the Valley Tavern, on Highway 42, two miles north of Kenosha.

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...

Date: 1948-10-30 

Description: John Ochalle, employee of the Durfee Brothers Roofing Company, who discovered evidence of a burglary at the company's place of business at 1804 South Park...

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

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...

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Description: A police officer apprehending a shoplifter on the sidewalk along State Street.

Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Gladys Heacock, escapee from Indiana State School for Girls, who pleaded guilty to stealing a State car, and another woman sit in the Dane County jail.

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Silver Arrow Tavern on U.S. Highway 12.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, one of the two men charged with the murder of Emmett Till who had allegedly whistled at Bryant's wife, Carolyn. She sits at Bryant's right, and...

Date: 1934-10-26 

Description: Portrait of four men, suspected Lone Rock bank robbers.

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