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Houdini in Chains

Date: 1919 

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

Photograph

Waupun State Prison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view across lawn of Waupun State Prison, built in 1854.

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

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:  

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...

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.

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...

Map or Atlas

Forestry & Parks Map

Date: 1935-05 

Description: This Wisconsin Conservation Department map shows the locations of state forests, state nurseries, state parks, roadside parks, prison camps, and lookout to...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Front yard of the Wisconsin State Prison grounds.

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...

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...

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 structure's facade and side, with outbuildings in the foreground.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Prison front yard.

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

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Convict Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man standing in the cook house doorway at a convict camp comprised of several tents and a iron cage on wheels.

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