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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: 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...

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

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1968-03-26 

Description: Prison cooks prepare dinner for inmates.

Photograph

Waupun State Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A couple walks outside the gates of the Waupun State Prison, built in 1854. The tower of the central building can be seen beyond the gates.

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the south end of the dining room in the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1923 

Description: Two police officers holding rifles escort two prisoners into a paddywagon. Lining the road is a long, perspective view of an outdoor prison. Red text impri...

Photograph

Waupun State Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Waupun State Prison, built in 1854. A woman and child stand near the arched stone wall. Beyond the prison gates, the tower of the main bui...

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: 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: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

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: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Front yard of the Wisconsin State Prison grounds.

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.

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