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Date: 1961 

Description: Two Viet Cong prisoners seen through a window covered in barbed wire in a structure built of bamboo and grass.

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...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Braden Freed!

Date: 1955-07-12 

Description: Carl Braden (center) leaves the LaGrange Prison with his wife Anne and his attorney Robert Zollinger. Braden was released after a Supreme Court decision ru...

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...

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: Interior of the cell blocks in the Wisconsin State Prison.

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...

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.

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

Date: 1933-07-07 

Description: Portrait of Martha Finn, jail matron and wife of Sheriff Fred T. Finn, seated at a table, reading a newspaper. Her duties consist of cooking for all the ja...

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: 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

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Front yard of the Wisconsin State Prison grounds.

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...

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