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Photograph

Prison Cemetery

Date: 1955 

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

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.

Photograph

Chapel

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

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...

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...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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: 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...

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:  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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the regiment, lined up in a courtyard. Men with firearms face the viewer, while other men stand to the right side. The band stands at the right...

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...

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

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:  date unknown

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

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