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Date: 1961-08-31 

Description: Henry Harris, 66, of 824 Mound Street, shot his wife, Alice Harris, in the ankle and his stepson, Oliver Davis, in the thigh after a family squabble. Henry...

Date: 1947-11-17 

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.

Photograph

Carl Frey

Date: 1931-02-04 

Description: Portrait of Carl Frey, 28, Stoughton. He confessed to the murder of Albion postmaster Frank Kelling.

Poster

Wanted Poster

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...

Historical Essay

The Trial of Chief Oshkosh

The Clash of U.S Law and Indian Legal Tradition

Learn how the trial of Menominee Chief Oshkosh, one of the most famous in Wisconsin history, pitted Indian traditional justice against white man's law.

Date: 1914 

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: 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: 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: 1949-07-10 

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...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Buford Sennett, confessed murderer, soon after his capture at the Pomputis farm, sitting between a police officer and the driver of the car.

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...

Date: 1961-02-23 

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man with office interior in the background.

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: 1947-02-24 

Description: Dressed in a flash suit purchased with part of his bank loot, Loyd D. Robertson, 26, of Tomah, confessed robber of the Loganville State bank, attempted to...

Date: 1953-12-09 

Description: Assistant District Attorney Robert I. Perina (left) hears the confessions of Douglas R. Wright of Baraboo and William G. Lavine of St. Louis. The two robbe...

Date: 1957-11-19 

Description: Law enforcement officials escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984), to the state crime lab.

Date:  date unknown

Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.

Date: 1954-03-24 

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A strip of three mug shots of Louis Maniacci, prisoner 22846.

Date: 1946-02-11 

Description: Prisoner William Joseph Hogan, inmate 28820, a truck driver convicted on two counts of assault with intent to rob.

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