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Date: 1916 

Description: The robber Jimmy Briggs (played by Eugene Pallette) menaces Grace Remington (Norma Talmadege) in her bedroom in this scene still from the silent feature fi...

Photograph

Ed Gein's Arrest

Date: 1957-11-19 

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

Date: 1946-02-11 

Description: Prisoner photograph of Virgil Valorous Ishmael, inmate number 28858, a truck driver convicted of issuing worthless checks.

Date: 1916 

Description: The robber Jimmy Briggs (played by Eugene Pallette) is stifling the cries of Grace Remington (Norma Talmadege) in this scene still from the silent feature...

Historical Essay

The Trial of Chief Oshkosh

The Clash of U.S Law and Indian Legal Tradition

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

Photograph

Harlan Lunde

Date:  

Description: Full-length mug shot of Harlan Lunde.

Date: 1948-11-04 

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...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Actor Harry Benham points accusingly at a ruffian on the floor as two police officers subdue two criminals in a scene still from the Thanhouser serial "Zud...

Date: 1949-08-13 

Description: Two World War II veterans from Berwyn, Illinois, released on bail pending a new hearing, are with their lawyers. The two young men were convicted and impri...

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...

Date: 1934-10-26 

Description: Portrait of four men, suspected Lone Rock bank robbers.

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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...

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...

Date:  

Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting outside on the lawn of a large building with bars. Identified as probably the family of Jim Swallow at the County Jail. Jim...

Date: 1957-11-19 

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Jesus, along with two other men, are on crosses. On the left is a group of men. One soldier wearing armor...

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: 1915 

Description: Held against her will on a desolate island, Nellie Nolan (played by Edith Taliaferro) is forced to write her own kidnapping note by Spagnoli (Al Ernest Gar...

Date: 1940-07-08 

Description: Prisoner photograph of Wilfred Leigh Mills, inmate number 25714, an English truck driver convicted of larceny.

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.

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