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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.
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Description: Portrait of Tracy Ukena, a Wyoming prison escapee, sentenced to a three-year prison term by Federal Judge Patrick T. Stone in the U.S. District Court. He h...
Date: date unknown
Description: A postcard image of Jesse, Frank and the mother James.
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...
Description: African-American man, Norman M., Ward (aka Paul Nokomis) 18-year-old Chicagoan who was sent to jail to await sentence when he pleaded guilty to larceny and...
Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong.
Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...
Description: Photograph of an unidentified man with office interior in the background.
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: Full-length mug shot of Harlan Lunde.
Description: Ben Welden, playing the gangster Sniffy, poses with his revolver in hand in a dramatic publicity still for "Tough Assignment."
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: 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: 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...
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...
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: 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: 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...
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.
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