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Legionnaires Convention

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DESCRIPTION

A gathering of officers and members of the Wisconsin Department of the American Legion, probably at their annual state convention. In Wisconsin the ardent patrioism of the American Legion provided a receptive audience for the anti-Communist message of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 48944

Creation Date: 1949-09-12 

Creator Name: C.J. Wilson Studio, Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

County: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: American Legion. Dept. of Wisconsin : American Legion photographs, circa 1919-circa 1950

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 3248

Original Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.5 inches

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