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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: 1955-08 

Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Engine fragment from the van used in the Sterling Hall bombing, 1970. (Museum object #1994.8)

Photograph

Larceny Trial

Date: 1951-11-19 

Description: Alice Yngsdahl, center right, is shown in Superior Court with her attorney, W. Curtis Farmer, as Court Clerk Virginia McRedmond, right, reads the complaint...

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: 1931-09-11 

Description: Alfred Deering, who received a wound to the head, during the Doylestown bank robbery

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...

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: 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: 1947-11-17 

Description: The family whose farm was the location where the alleged murderers were captured is pictured left to right: Anthony Pomputis, a friend of Robert Winslow, (...

Date: 1920 

Description: Sitting on a table in a filthy cellar, Prudence Thorne (played by Billie Burke) compares knives with a Chinaman as four other thugs watch in a scene still...

Date: 1961-02 

Description: Bruce Critser, manager of Madison Business Protective Association, sits in front of the new fire and holdup and burglar alarm system board which goes into...

Date: 1933-06-28 

Description: Portrait of disabled World War I veteran Adolph Gunness, Soldier Boy ice cream vendor, who was arrested for selling on the street.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

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: 1960-09-20 

Description: Jon (Mickey) Hayes, left, sits at a table during the first day of his double-murder trail for killing his father and another man. Shown with his attorney,...

Date: 1931-09-11 

Description: Portrait of W.J. Baw Doylestown Bank robbery gunshot victim who was shot through the wrist as he attempted, with only a brick as a weapon, to attack one of...

Date: 1967 

Description: Bombed street and Catholic Church in Phat Diem, North Vietnam. American journalist David Schoenbrun, who visited the city in August 1967, reported that the...

Date: 1945-04-09 

Description: A.M. Mickelson, 10 N. Owen Dr., inspects the scene of the explosion at the base of Sunset point where three Madison boys were badly burned while playing wi...

Date: 1942-04-04 

Description: An illegal gambling machine in a tavern.

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