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Date: 1905 ca.

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

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."

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

Houdini in Chains

Date: 1919 

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

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...

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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...

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...

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Sing Sing Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A interior view of a cell block. Cells line the left side of the image, with five levels visible. Long rectangular windows line the wall to the right. T...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...

Date: 1968-03-26 

Description: Prison cooks prepare dinner for inmates.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view includes farm and orchards, surrounded by neighborhoods. A water tower is on the upper left half.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the structure's facade and side, with outbuildings in the foreground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the south end of the dining room in the Wisconsin State Prison.

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.

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Penitentiary

Date: 1921 before

Description: A view of the exterior of the prison, with the central tower and wings visible, taken from across the river. A boat sits at the dock, and a large smokesta...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of the Waupun State Prison.

A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed

Discover the story of a Ho-Chunk warrior who surrenders and is grieved at receiving a fair trial.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the auditorium. Male inmates fill the seats, and a man sits on the stage facing them. Printed below in the image: "The Auditorium-New York State...

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