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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:  

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: 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."

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

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

State Prison

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view 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: Aerial view includes farm and orchards, surrounded by neighborhoods. A water tower is on the upper left half.

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: An exterior view of the Waupun State Prison.

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...

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.

A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed

Discover the story of a Ho-Chunk warrior who surrenders and is grieved at receiving a fair trial.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Prisoners pose by the washing well, in a courtyard. Some of the men wear hats. Wooden doors are visible to the right. Printed in the bottom right corner...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

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...

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...

Date: 1937 

Description: This Wisconsin Conservation Department map shows the locations of state forests, national forests, county forests, state nurseries, Indian reservations, st...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

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