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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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Murder, Suicide in Room on Henry Street

Date: September 24 1934
Description: Doorway and bed in room where murder, suicide occurred. Adele Burnton was murdered by Harold Kotvis, who then committed suicide. 521 North Henry Street. A...
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Murder and Suicide Room on Henry Street

Date: September 24 1934
Description: Room where murder, suicide occurred. Adele Burnton was murdered by Harold Kotvis, who then committed suicide. 521 North Henry Street.
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International Delivery Truck

Date: October 29 1933
Description: Front view International delivery truck. "Ecco Food Products" "Marshfield Grocer Co. Inc. Wholesalers Marshfield Wisconsin." Taken next to Dane County Cou...
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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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Tom Newbury Sentencing

Date: November 07 1930
Description: Tom Newbury, 22, Reedsburg, sentenced to life at Waupun for killing Royal Thurber, 44, Reedsburg.
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Murder Trial Jury

Date: May 18 1950
Description: Group portrait of the George "Butch" King murder trial jury. King, accused of the murder of Sadie Jackson, was declared not guilty by reason of insanity a...
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Emmett Till Defendant

Date: September 19 1955
Description: Roy Bryant, one of the two men charged with the murder of Emmett Till who had allegedly whistled at Bryant's wife, Carolyn. She sits at Bryant's right, and...
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Emmett Till Trial

Date: September 19 1955
Description: Roy Bryant, and his half-brother J.W. Milam, (left to right) with their attorney on the opening day of their trial for the murder of Emmett Till. The 14-ye...
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Emmett Till Trial Witness

Date: September 22 1955
Description: Willie Reed, an 18-year-old "surprise" witness who bravely testified during the murder trial of 14-year-old Emmett Till, correctly identifying the white de...
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Emmett Till's Mother

Date: September 03 1955
Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...
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"The Shadow Returns" Lobby Card

Date: 1946
Description: Lobby card for the Monogram film "The Shadow Returns," featuring several characters on a patio investigating a body that has just fallen from the roof.
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Charles Lee, Irene Hunt, and Jack Conway in "Added Fuel"

Date: 1915
Description: Mr. Pepper (played by Charles Lee) lies dead on the floor as his daughter Jane (Irene Hunt) kneels beside him in shock. In the background sitting by a smal...
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Irene Hunt, Jack Conway, Charles Lee, Vester Pegg, and William Lowery in "Added Fuel"

Date: 1915
Description: Mr. Pepper (played by Charles Lee) lies dead upon the floor while seven other characters stand about the room in attitudes of shock and bewilderment. On th...
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Irene Hunt, Jack Conway, William Lowrey, and Philip Gastrock in "Added Fuel"

Date: 1915
Description: Mr. Pepper's butler (played by Philip Gastrock) describes how his master was murdered to a group including Jane Pepper (Irene Hunt), her brother (Jack Conw...
Poster

I Will Never Turn Back

Date: 1964
Description: A poster with the headline, "I Will Never Turn Back," a quote from a young woman in Mississippi for the Freedom Summer Project in a letter to her mother. B...
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Crime Re-enactment

Date: April 23 1986
Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...
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Crime Re-enactment

Date: April 23 1986
Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...
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Outdoor News Portrait of Timothy Vick

Date: September 23 1959
Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

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