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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: Punch press equipment at one of the Wisconsin prisons used for the manufacture of license plates and traffic signs. This photograph appeared in a 1961 pub...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A paste-up of a wanted poster created to identify Frank Lambert and his aliases and crimes. A series of 14 poses of Lambert dressed in a suit and hat, smok...
Description: Rubble and destruction in Brest, France. A few trees and a sign are still standing. Bombed-out buildings are in the background. Robert Doyle's caption read...
Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...
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...
Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Paris Gardens, 6 miles west of Kenosha, on Highway 43. Three man area sitting at the bar.
Description: Room where murder, suicide occurred. Adele Burnton was murdered by Harold Kotvis, who then committed suicide. 521 North Henry Street.
Description: Originally titled 'Rob Bake', two women count cash and receipts at Bernauer Bakeries & Delicatessen after an attempted robbery.
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: Scene in rural schoolyard as Sheriff Sam Giovanoni swore in 48 Beverage Tax Agents as Iron County Deputies on Tuesday night, just before a a sweeping raid...
Description: Vandalized tombstones following a beer party held in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Middleton, on June 12, 1948.
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...
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....
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...
Description: Unidentified police officer inspecting the truck owned by George "Butch" King, suspected killer of Sadie Jackson.
Description: Prisoner with a wooden leg hauling "lighter" wood from the pine woods and Turpentine Orchard to camp. Original caption reads: "It will be noted that very l...
Description: Store front of the Norris Court Grocery, 912 East Johnson Street, the site where Sadie Jackson died after being shot by alleged murderer George "Butch" Kin...
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