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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison from outside the prison's walls.

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.

Date: 1893 ca.

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

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the guards' room in the Wisconsin State Prison.

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: An exterior view of the Waupun State Prison.

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...

Photograph

Prison Cemetery

Date: 1955 

Description: Cemetery surrounded by trees. There is a fence and field in the distance.

Photograph

Chapel

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Prison, manufacturers of binder twine, with the profile of a badger standing on top of stacked rolls of binder twine; the...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the front yard of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the dining room. There is a utensil and plate at each seat, cups and bowls grouped at the head of the table, with a large serving utensil. Prin...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a dress parade, with the men wearing military-like uniforms. They have lined up in orderly rows in a field house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An image of the electric chair. The image focuses upon the chair, with its plethora of straps. The wooden walls and concrete floor are visible around it....

Photograph

Houdini in Chains

Date: 1919 

Description: Harry Houdini in a scene from the silent motion picture, "The Grim Game."

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waupun Prison garden. Hill top view of garden with arched trellis and vines and men hoeing in garden; prison in background.

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...

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