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Imprisoned anarchists, [ca. 1889]

Mug shots taken at Joliet state prison of Samuel Fielden, Michael Schwab, and Oscar Neebe, convicted in the Haymarket Affair. These images on a glass plate negative were part of a set taken by the prison staff photographer for use in illustrated lectures on prison reform.

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Joliet Prison photograph collection, ca. 1889-1895.

Glass negatives and photoprints of Joliet Prison taken by the prison staff photographer, S.W. Wetmore, and used in an illustrated lecture on prison reform. Subjects include male and female prisoners, guards, interior and exterior of prison buildings, prison yard and shops, cell blocks. Some image...

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