Since 1999, thousands of photos have been captured to document the death penalty - spanning a number of states, themes and specific executions.  In-depth galleries of highlighted segments can be found below, as well as a list of the categories included in the project.


Other documented categories include:

  • Execution vigils in North Carolina, Texas, Indiana, Arkansas and Georgia
  • The execution of Gary Graham (an innocent Black man) in Texas, supported by KKK
  • The federal execution of Timothy McVeigh
  • Photos from inside the North Carolina execution facilities
  • Tearful moments of death row family members at time of loved one's execution
  • Protests against death penalty reinstatement efforts in Massachusetts
  • Rallies and legislative sessions that abolished the death penalty in New Hampshire
  • Death row images of women and men in Uganda
  • Marches and events to end the death penalty in Ohio
  • Numerous conferences, marches and rallies in states such as California, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas and more
  • People gathered to support executions
  • Protests outside the U.S. Supreme Court and Department of Justice in Washington, DC
  • Historical execution and prison sites in Germany and Italy
  • Religious imagery related to death penalty
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