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Photograph

Houdini in Chains

Date: 1919 

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

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Photograph

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: 1893 ca.

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

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

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Chapel

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1915 

Description: Kitty Gray (played by Grace Cunard) sits forlornly on the straw in a dungeon in the kingdom of Grahaffen in a scene still from Episode 7 "Between Two Fires...

Photograph

Convict Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man stands in the cook house doorway at a convict camp comprised of several tents and a caged vehicle.

Photograph

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: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view 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...

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1963-09-05 

Description: From a group of letters written on toilet paper by Feingold and other prisoners arrested during a demonstration in Plaquemine, La. on September 1, 1963. Th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the marching parade, with the band and men approaching the camera. The band leads the way. Brick buildings line the avenue, with trees behind t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the trade school machine shop, with a man standing by each machine. Light streams in from the windows on both sides of the shop. Printed in the...

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