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Ed Gein's Arrest

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Waushara County Sheriff Art Schley and his deputy, Leon "Specks" Murty (wearing hat), escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984) to the state crime lab, 917 University...
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Ed Gein Farm Auction

Date: March 30 1958
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

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Description: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in custody. The Rosenbergs were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union on March 29, 1951, and sentenced to death. The climate...
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Jennie Justo

Date: May 15 1933
Description: Jennie Justo with hat in hand, is embraced by her mother, Lena Justo, as she leaves for a year in the Milwaukee jail for being the alleged owner of a stude...
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Working on a Chain-Gang

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

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Description: A postcard image of Jesse, Frank and the mother James.
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Ed Gein at State Crime Lab

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Ed Gein (1906-1984) signing paperwork at the state crime lab where he was brought for lie detector and other tests or at the city jail where he was held ov...
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John (Jack) Albright

Date: November 28 1936
Description: Portrait of John (Jack) Albright, former owner of the Club Monterey and one-time king of Madison gamblers, in jail, charged with keeping a gambling house,...
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Four Bank Robbery Suspects

Date: October 26 1934
Description: Portrait of four men, suspected Lone Rock bank robbers.
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Cecil LaValla

Date: July 15 1933
Description: Portrait of Cecil LaValla, sitting in a chair at the county jail, suspect in the murder of Odin Tofsrud.
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Jenny Justo Saying Goodbye to Her Dog

Date: May 15 1933
Description: Jenny Justo, 921 Spring Street, saying goodbye to her dog before leaving for a year in the Milwaukee jail.
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Jennie and Lena Justo

Date: May 15 1933
Description: Jennie Justo of 921 Spring Street in the Greenbush, wearing a hat, says goodbye to her mother, Lena Justo, as she leaves for a year in the Milwaukee jail.
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Gladys Heacock, Escapee

Date: October 12 1931
Description: Gladys Heacock, escapee from Indiana State School for Girls, who pleaded guilty to stealing a State car, and another woman sitting in the Dane County jail.
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Carl Frey

Date: February 04 1931
Description: Portrait of Carl Frey, 28, Stoughton. He confessed to the murder of Albion postmaster Frank Kelling.
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Wilford Rogers and Leslie Straus

Date: February 05 1931
Description: Wilford Rogers, 20, and Leslie Straus, 21, both of Mendota, Illinois. The two are confessed murderers of Albion postmaster, Frank H. Kelling, standing on t...
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Lillian Rice at Police Station

Date: January 30 1931
Description: Lillian Rice (aka Loretta La Boze), 18 of Janesville, in man's clothing with police matron, Pearl Shaughnessy, at the Police Station. Lillian was arrested...
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Alleged Burglar

Date: December 30 1930
Description: Myron Stephanson, accused burglar, holding his head in his hands while sitting under a notice titled: "Wanted for Bank Robbery" at the police station.
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Convict Labor During World War I

Date: September 1917
Description: South Carolina convicts building a road at Camp Wadsworth near Spartenberg in preparation for the camp's use as a National Guard training camp. The prisone...
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Karl Armstrong

Date: March 20 1973
Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong.
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Karl Armstrong

Date: March 20 1973
Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong. He is sitting with his arms folded and legs crossed, with the judge visible in the background.

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