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Description: Prisoner William Joseph Hogan, inmate 28820, a truck driver convicted on two counts of assault with intent to rob.
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...
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
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: 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.
Description: Ed Gein and a police officer wait at the counter at the State Crime Lab.
Description: Prisoner photograph of Virgil Valorous Ishmael, inmate number 28858, a truck driver convicted of issuing worthless checks.
Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong.
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Color lithograph poster for "Jesse James / The Missouri Outlaw" consisting of just the bust of the famous outlaw in full beard, with a red and white dotted...
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...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Jesus is hanging on the cross, while a soldier wearing armor points at him. Other soldiers are present, some riding horses. A group of people on the right...
Description: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in custody. The Rosenbergs were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union on March 29, 1951, and sentenced to death. The climate...
Description: Elizabeth H. Pady leaves a hearing in Federal Court. She was accused of a bank holdup in Barron County.
Description: A strip of three mug shots of Michael Caruso, prisoner 22055.
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: date unknown
Description: A postcard image of Jesse, Frank and the mother James.
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: Two police officers holding rifles escort two prisoners into a paddywagon. Lining the road is a long, perspective view of an outdoor prison. Red text impri...
Description: Mug shot of Harlan Lunde facing front.
Description: Window-breaker John O'Connor, 18, with Detective Kennety Hartwich in court. He pleaded guilty to smashing $2,210 worth of front windows at 14 State Street...
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