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The confession, last words, and dying speech of John Stewart, a native of Ireland. Taken from himself, at his own particular request ... [Signed] John Stewart. Boston jail, April 6, 1797.

The confession, last words, and dying speech of John Stewart, a native...

Enclosed in heavy borders with a cut of coffin at the top.; 21018 18 24 May 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $6.00. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full ... more

U.S. Reports: Ammidon v. Smith, 14 U.S. (1 Wheat.) 447 (1816)

U.S. Reports: Ammidon v. Smith, 14 U.S. (1 Wheat.) 447 (1816)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 14; Wheaton Volume 1; February Term, 1816; Ammidon v. Smith et al.

A lecture and a song, concerning the roberry at Newbury, to some men in jail at Salem ... Printed for the author, and sold by him. [1817].

A lecture and a song, concerning the roberry at Newbury, to some men i...

Title.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 51, Folder 14.

Murder! $500 reward. A reward of $500 will be given for the apprehension, and safe delivery in the jail of Chillicothe of the murderer of Frederick Edwards, committed at Bourneville, Ross county, O. on the night of the 19th of Nove

Murder! $500 reward. A reward of $500 will be given for the apprehensi...

Gift, from the Edward McPherson Papers, 1908. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 137,... more

Corridor of the prison in which Mr. Sickles is confined

Corridor of the prison in which Mr. Sickles is confined

Daniel Sickles and jailor at door of cell, Wash., D.C., jail.

The Hon. Daniel E. Sickles receiving his friends during the day in the jailor's apartments

The Hon. Daniel E. Sickles receiving his friends during the day in the...

Mr. Sickles petting dog and talking to a man with a crutch, Wash., D.C., Jail. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1859 March 26). This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption c... more

The Oberlin rescuers at Cuyahoga Co. jail

The Oberlin rescuers at Cuyahoga Co. jail

Twenty named men posed in front of building.

Important state paper. "Extention." Being a piece of the State liquor agency, which was blown by the late disastrous explosion into the State House, and from thence transferred to the Suffolk Jail, to be kept as a memento of the sad event. Respe

Important state paper. "Extention." Being a piece of the State liquor ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 66, Folder 8.

Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia

Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia

Wood engraving after sketch by a Union prisoner. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Va. R-; Civil War Prisons Richmond; Geogr.; Shelf.

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, looking northwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, lookin...

Northwest view with 1st, B, C, D streets, and Indiana Ave. in the foreground; view includes the Washington Jail, Aldrich's Wholesale Flour, Grain & Feed Warehouse, Dyers American House, Shamokin & Lykins Valley... more

After a little while

After a little while

A pro-Republican campaign print casting Lincoln as peacemaker, and as the hope for reconciliation between the North and South. The top half of the composition represents the North and the bottom the South. In... more

"Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make" - Old Song. "No prison is big enough to hold the Boss." In on one side and out at the other / Th. Nast.

"Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make" - Old Song. "No prison is big enoug...

Head of "Boss" Tweed sticking out of jail wall and his feet out another wall. Drawing by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1872 Jan. 6, p. 13. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4405 (1872). Th... more

Charles J. Guiteau

Charles J. Guiteau

Photograph shows portrait of Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield, taken in jail in Washington, D.C.

Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at Delmonico's, May 9th, 1882 / J. Keppler.

Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with a carriage at center in which Jay Gould, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and William H. Vanderbilt are riding with large money bags, the wheels are labeled "Corporations" and "... more

Charles J. Guiteau

Charles J. Guiteau

Photograph shows portrait of Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield, taken in jail in Washington, D.C. 2174 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: "No. 7."

Justice out of a job / F. Opper.

Justice out of a job / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Justice as an old woman, asleep at a desk, with cobwebs, spiders, and mice taking over the courtroom; outside a window an armed group of vigilantes have broken down the door to a jail and rem... more

The death-watch - the execution postponed / F. Opper.

The death-watch - the execution postponed / F. Opper.

Print shows a woman labeled "Republican Party" in the "Condemned Cell" labeled "To Be Executed Nov. 6th 1883" of a jail, with Charles A. Dana labeled "Jailor" and Henry Watterson labeled "Turnkey"; Watterson lo... more

The Law vindicated, - four of the Chicago anarchists pay the penalty of their crime ... / from sketches by Will E. Chapin.

The Law vindicated, - four of the Chicago anarchists pay the penalty o...

Two scenes in the Cook County jail showing anarchist Parsons singing in his cell, and march of four Chicago anarchists to the scaffold before the moment of execution. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newsp... more

Chinese criminals in the viceroy's yamen, now used as a jail, Tien-Tsin, China

Chinese criminals in the viceroy's yamen, now used as a jail, Tien-Tsi...

A38369 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Tingley. No. 12023.

500 prisoners in court of jail, San Juan, Porto Rico

500 prisoners in court of jail, San Juan, Porto Rico

Prisoners lined up along wall. 19072D U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 10274.

Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin

Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin

Reproduction of first photograph of Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin of President William McKinley, in jail.

Jail the only remedy / Gallaway.

Jail the only remedy / Gallaway.

Illustration shows an automobile driver who broke the traffic laws and has been placed in jail with other criminals. Title from item. Caption: Fines are a farce when dealing with the auto law breaker. Illus. in... more

San Francisco Chinese funeral /

San Francisco Chinese funeral /

This film shows most of the ceremonial portion of the funeral procession of Tom Kim Yung (1858-1903), military attache to the Chinese Legation to the United States. The funeral procession took place at 1:00 pm ... more

Extraordinary and expensive engagement of Hardeen the king of handcuff kings and jail breakers.

Extraordinary and expensive engagement of Hardeen the king of handcuff...

At head of title: Grand Opera House, Radcliffe, Monday, May 21, 1906 and during the week." Created by "Ellis & Sons Printers, Market Place, Chorley." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Divis... more

He used to be "A Menace" - now he finds himself a fad / J.S. Pughe.

He used to be "A Menace" - now he finds himself a fad / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Foreign Socialist" being fêted and toasted by high society; a vignette shows a jail cell full of the types of anarchists who are now being welcomed to America. Title from item.... more

A slave's love /

A slave's love /

Costume drama set in Athens. Polymos lies dejectedly on a couch. He cannot be distracted by the wealth and pleasures around him and puts his hands to his temples as if he was ill. His wife, Chrysis, orders the ... more

The sculptor's nightmare /

The sculptor's nightmare /

At a political club, the members debate whose bust will replace that of Theodore Roosevelt. Unable to agree, each goes to a sculptor's studio and bribes him to sculpt a bust of the individual favorite. Instead,... more

The Lost New Year's Dinner

The Lost New Year's Dinner

Scene 5 from motion picture showing man and woman seated at table in jail. H120459 U.S. Copyright Office Photoprint copyrighted by the Edison Manufacturing Co. This record contains unverified data from caption ... more

Socalist women in Los Angeles jail

Socalist women in Los Angeles jail

Mrs. Cloudesley Johns, English socialist, wtih three Los Angeles women. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision... more

The fool pied piper / Ehrhart.

The fool pied piper / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as the "Pied Piper" playing a pipe labeled "Lax Immigration Laws" and leading a horde of rats labeled "Jail Bird, Murderer, Thief, Criminal, Crook, Kidnapper, Incendiary, Assassin, ... more

[District jail, Washington, D.C.]

[District jail, Washington, D.C.]

J138945 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 23.

Christmas tree at the District Jail, Washington, D.C. and some of the prisoners

Christmas tree at the District Jail, Washington, D.C. and some of the ...

National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3456.

Torreon rurales outside of jail [i.e., street railway depot]

Torreon rurales outside of jail [i.e., street railway depot]

Photo shows the "carroceria," the street railway depot, in Torreón, State of Coahuila, México. The rurales are facing south, towards Federal Army Headquarters, located in Ramos Arizpe Street between Allende and... more

Mrs. Walters (Rogers) going to jail

Mrs. Walters (Rogers) going to jail

Photograph shows Ida Sniffen Walters, the central figure in a case in which she poisoned her two children and attempted to kill herself in December, 1912 in New York. She married Lorlys E. Rogers while in priso... more

The counterfeiters of coin and the counterfeiters of securities / Arthur Young.

The counterfeiters of coin and the counterfeiters of securities / Arth...

Illustration shows, on the left, a scene of counterfeiting money labeled "Low-down and Illegal", and on the right, a scene on "Wall Street" showing capitalists with papers labeled "Watered Stock" and "Dividends... more

Mrs. R. B. Quay, of Salt Lake City, Utah, one of the members of the National Woman's Party who has served a thirty day sentence at the government jail and workhouse at Washington for picketing the White House gates with a suffrage banner.

Mrs. R. B. Quay, of Salt Lake City, Utah, one of the members of the Na...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Mrs. R. B. (Minnie) Quay. Minnie Quay of Salt Lake City, Utah, was arrested Nov. 10, 1917, while picketing the White House in Washington, D.C... more

The goat-keeper / K.

The goat-keeper / K.

Illustration shows a man wearing a crown labeled "Money Power", sitting on a throne at his place of business labeled "Goats to Satisfy Popular Clamor", among goats in cages labeled "Insurance Goat, Political Go... more

Becky Edelson [i.e., Edelsohn] taken from jail

Becky Edelson [i.e., Edelsohn] taken from jail

Photograph shows Rebecca Edelsohn (c. 1889 or 1892-1973) after her arrest for attempting to hold an open air mass meeting in Fountain Square, Tarrytown, New York on May 30, without a permit. Edelsohn and fellow... more

U.S. Marshall's Office and Jail

U.S. Marshall's Office and Jail

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Cell in D.C. jail

Cell in D.C. jail

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Image of the interior of a prison cell, with sink, toilet, and cot.

Vida Milholland [in jail cell]

Vida Milholland [in jail cell]

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Vida Milholland behind bars in a jail cell (District Jail, Washington, D.C.). Cropped version of the photograph published in The Suffragist, 6, no. 5 (Feb. 9,... more

"Bennie" Sternberg going to jail

"Bennie" Sternberg going to jail

Photograph shows Bennie Sternberg (1905-1988) whose bail was set at $15,000, at his murder trial in March 1917 amidst protests from the community when a new witness emerged. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

[Mrs.] Lawrence Lewis [Dora Lewis] of Philadelphia on release from jail after five [d]ays of hunger striking.

[Mrs.] Lawrence Lewis [Dora Lewis] of Philadelphia on release from jai...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Outdoor photograph of Mrs. Lawrence Lewis (Dora Lewis) (center) upon her release from jail, where she participated in hunger strike after arrest at Lafayette Square meeting... more