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Date: 1950-12-24 

Description: Homer T. Cochrane, owner of the Club Royal at 112 E. Washington Avenue, is shown eying one of the empty cash registers in his tavern shortly after armed ba...

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: 1933-05-15 

Description: Jennie Justo of 921 Spring Street in the Greenbush, wearing a hat, says goodbye to her mother, Lena Justo, as she leaves for a year in the Milwaukee jail.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: John Nutter, Undersheriff of Marathon County. He may have played a role in the sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were f...

Combine geography and map skills with reading, math, and problem-solving in this lesson plan

Date: 1967 

Description: A heavily bombed street in Hanoi. A number of people are in the street in the background near parked cars.

Date: 1945-04-09 

Description: Police Sgt. Richard H. Rossmaessler is shown with various explosive devices that injured three boys in a quarry blast explosion.

Photograph

Refugees after Tet

Date: 1968 

Description: Refugees at a Red Cross aid station in Hue shortly after the Tet offensive left much of the city in ruins. This scene was witnessed by American journalist...

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: 1947-11-17 

Description: The farm of the Pomputis family near Longwood, where Sennett and Winslow hid out and were captured.

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Photograph

Russ Murder-Suicide

Date: 1954-06-28 

Description: James Quinn, witness of the events leading to the murder and suicide of Doris Russ and Guy Russ, talks to either police investigator John Henry or newspape...

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: 1962-07-19 

Description: Inspection of Wisconsin State Highway patrolmen.

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: John M. Califano, operator of the Blackhawk Bar, as he was fingerprinted on Wednesday by FBI agent (face blacked out) at the Iron County jail, following a...

Date: 1972-12 

Description: Poster advocating for the release of the Camp McCoy 3--Tom Chase, Steve Geden, and Daniel Kreps, 3 GI's--for their involvement in the bombing of Camp McCoy...

Date: 1941 

Description: Large group of marines are outdoors firing from a sitting position at a firing range, possibly at a Marine Corps firing range at La Jolla, California.

Drawing

Karl Armstrong

Date: 1973-03-20 

Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong. He is sitting with his arms folded and legs crossed, with the judge visible in the background.

Date: 1916 

Description: The leader of a band of Mexican desperadoes, Steve Denton (played by William S. Hart), has his heart softened by the innocent young Mary Beth Garth (Bessie...

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.

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