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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front yard of the Wisconsin State Prison grounds.

Photograph

Houdini in Chains

Date: 1919 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Prison front yard.

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: 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

Prison Cemetery

Date: 1955 

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

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

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: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, post offices, cemeteri...

Date: 1789 ca.

Description: Map of New York City showing ward boundaries, ferries, streets, roads, swamps, ponds, and rivers. The properties of Lispinard, Byards, Jones, Rutgers, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the seacoast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville a...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Walter Wanger

Date:  ca.

Description: Walter Wanger gets his hand stamped by a prison guard. He is wearing a suit and sunglasses and holds a binder.

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...

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...

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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