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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: 1963 ca.
Description: German film poster for the re-release of the American film. Blurry, silhouette image of a man wearing a cowboy hat with three bullet holes piercing his tor...
Description: Actor Harry Benham covers two ruffians with two pistols as Marguerite Snow ministers to an insensible young man on the floor in a scene still from the Than...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of four beheaded men with a group of officers standing behind, posing for the camera. A man to the left in the central group holds a knife out, wit...
Date: 1917-09 ca.
Description: South Carolina convicts building a road at Camp Wadsworth near Spartenberg in preparation for the camp's use as a National Guard training camp. The prisone...
Description: Law enforcement officials escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984), to the state crime lab.
Description: John Vasas, Milwaukee, arrested after he robbed the Fiore Coal and Oil Company Filling Station, 601 West Washington Avenue. He is standing in the hallway o...
Description: A view of bodies hanging from a pole. People watch from behind. Printed in the bottom center of the image: "Public Hanging in Korea." In the bottom righ...
Description: Sheriff Edward (Ace) Fischer, prisoner Robert Winslow, and Officer Ray Case, seated in an automobile with a man and woman looking in the window.
Description: Angelo Mazzara, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, formerly of Madison. He has confessed to breaking into the Old Heidelberg Tavern, 1206 Regent Street, through...
Description: Portrait of Carl Frey, 28, Stoughton. He confessed to the murder of Albion postmaster Frank Kelling.
Description: Ed Gein is escorted by three law enforement officers to the State Crime Lab.
Description: Ordie A. Juve, 86 Fair Oaks Avenue, seated at lower left during a hearing in the court of Superior Judge Roy H. Proctor to determine if he should be bound...
Description: Bare-fisted Gallagher (played by William Desmond) stands in full Western costume (cowboy hat, plaid shirt, bandana neckerchief, charro chaps, leather wrist...
Description: Edward Marr, bank messenger for Montgomery Ward and Co., and victim of Madison's second daylight holdup in a month, is searching through the bandit picture...
Description: Ed Gein signing paperwork at the state crime lab following his arrest.
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: 1957 ca.
Description: German film poster for the Italian film, "Guardie e ladri." Illustrated image of a cop wearing a uniform running while holding a gun. Around the corner is...
Description: U.S. Marshal Ray Schoonover leaves a hearing in Federal Court with Paul S. Hauser (left), accused of a bank hold-up in Barron County.
Description: Portrait of Circuit Judge Russell E. Hanson, presiding judge at the Jon (Mickey) Hayes double murder trial. Hayes is accused of shooting his father and ano...
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