Wisconsin’s state license plates are made by incarcerated people at Waupun Correctional Institution, where prisoners began manufacturing plates in the early 1900s. Waupun’s three prisons have been a main driver of the town’s economy for decades.

Wisconsin’s state license plates are made by incarcerated people at Waupun Correctional Institution, where prisoners began manufacturing plates in the early 1900s. Waupun’s three prisons have been a main driver of the town’s economy for decades.