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Date: 1943-07-17 

Description: Theodore E. Christianson and Bernice M. Huffman exiting from Bethel Lutheran Church after their wedding, 318 Wisconsin Avenue, with a military Arch of Hono...

Date: 1945 

Description: Three Japanese prisoners from the battle of Iwo Jima stand amongst American soldiers on a boat.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Parade celebrating Fidel Casto's arrival in Havana at the end of the Cuban Revolution. 26th of July Movement soldiers ride on top of a captured Sherman ta...

Date: 1946-06-18 

Description: Display window at Leath Furniture Company, 117-119 State Street. Features Sealy mattresses in bedroom setting, soldier sleeping in a twin bed dreaming of a...

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Description: Vignetted waist-up studio portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform holding his musket across his chest. The fo...

Historical Essay

Lead Toy Soldier Casting Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Toy-Moulds set made by the Make-A-Toy Co. and used by the Asmuth family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1930s. (Museum object #1962.228.30,A-U)

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Description: Paratroopers of the 82nd Airbourne division seated in a C-82 prior to takeoff. From right to left are Major General Ralph M. Immell (commander of the 84th...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Photograph

"Open Date"

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: A pilot peers out of the window of a warplane at an airbase near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The plane has nose art depicting...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Parade celebrating Fidel Casto's arrival in Havana at the end of the Cuban Revolution. 26th of July Movement soldiers ride on top of a military vehicle wed...

Date: 1893-08-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Company M, 3rd Wisconsin National Guard posed in front of tents at Camp Douglas.

Date: 1861-07-21 

Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: British troops with a regimental band marching into a Russian town. Leading the way ahead of the troops are a group of boys, and closer to the large buildi...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. Grant giving orders to Gen. McPherson."

Date: 1943-08-19 

Description: Two soldiers inspect a knife at Kiriwina Beach Camp on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). They are standing in...

Date: 1918-07-26 

Description: Panoramic view of enlisted men from district no. 2, readying to depart for Camp Taylor. Most are wearing suits and ties, and holding hats. The Dun Clothin...

Photograph

Johnnie Potter

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Johnnie Potter standing in uniform. He is standing next to a table, and there is a sword on his left side. The boy...

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