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Photograph

Waupun State Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A couple walks outside the gates of the Waupun State Prison, built in 1854. The tower of the central building can be seen beyond the gates.

Photograph

Clinto Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the cell block, with cells on the right and windows on the outer wall; a series of pipes also run along this wall. An arched door and window are...

Photograph

Waupun State Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Waupun State Prison, built in 1854. A woman and child stand near the arched stone wall. Beyond the prison gates, the tower of the main bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Prisoners pose by the washing well, in a courtyard. Some of the men wear hats. Wooden doors are visible to the right. Printed in the bottom right corner...

Date: 1945-12-02 

Description: June Dieckman, police reporter for the "Wisconsin State Journal", shown examining a hole in a ventilating pipe cut by two federal prisoners attempting to e...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupun on the Rock River. There is an inset at top center of "Althouse, Wheeler & Co., Windmills and Pumps."

Photograph

Waupun State Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Waupun State Prison, built in 1854. Two men stand at the main entrance gate. Beyond the prison gates, the tower of the main building can b...

Map or Atlas

Waupun Wisconsin

Date: 1898 

Description: This is a map of Waupun in 1898 that shows labeled streets, railroads, and the location of the state prison. There are annotations on the map in what appea...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

Photograph

Sing Sing Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the prison exterior. The view is taken from a road uphill from the structure, allowing for a view of two sides of the prison. To the left are t...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the then recently completed cell block of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Map or Atlas

Forestry & Parks Map

Date: 1935-05 

Description: This Wisconsin Conservation Department map shows the locations of state forests, state nurseries, state parks, roadside parks, prison camps, and lookout to...

Date: 1950-08-25 

Description: A telephone in the cell block at the Madison police headquarters, adjacent to the fingerprinting counters, explicitly for use by arrested persons. The pict...

Photograph

Prison Industries

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: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Date: 1944-10-23 

Description: Group portrait of 13 superintendents of state welfare institutions with A.W. Bayley (extreme right, standing), director of the Wisconsin Deptartment of Pub...

Photograph

Chapel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the chapel in the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1968-03-26 

Description: Prison cooks prepare dinner for inmates.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two views, one of a ferry and the other of a chain gang. The ferry operator poses with a man in his carrage on the ferry, with trees in the background. Th...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a then recently completed cell block at the State Prison.

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