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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: 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...

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...

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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...

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

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: 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: 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."

Learn about the tragic story of what happened when Ho-Chunk warrior Red Bird and three companions surrender themselves after killing settlers.

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...

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: 1893 ca.

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

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: 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...

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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...

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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: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

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...

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State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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