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Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Using primary source WWII recruitment posters helps students to understand World War II

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 9, "The Marine." The poster features a wounded marine sitting with a gun held in one hand, framed against a forest ba...

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 9, "Torpedo." The poster features a torpedo gliding through water. On the right border it reads: "At least 10% Everybody Every Payday."...

Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 1, untitled. The poster features a businessman, wearing a white helmet with the Civilian Defense logo, and a small gi...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. Depicts in silhouette a German soldier running and dragging a girl against a b...

Photograph

Fund Raising Poster

Date: 1942 

Description: Photographic copy of a poster made by International Harvester's advertising department to solicit funds for the International Harvester Company's World War...

Date: 1944 

Description: WAVES Unnumbered Design, "Mother and Daughter." The poster features a proud mother with her arm around her daughter, who is in naval uniform. In the backgr...

Date: 1943 

Description: Department of Agriculture Design No. 1, "Forest Fire." The poster features a forest fire blazing around a lone country house, with smoke billowing into the...

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

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Description: Poster soliciting funds for Metropolitan Madison War Chest. Featured are caricatures of Hitler and Goering.

Date: 1944 

Description: Treasury Design No. 50, "Pilot." The poster features a pilot with his the index finger of his right hand and all five fingers of his left in the air for a...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 7, "We Can't Do It All." The poster features a soldier adjusting his headgear over a large artillery gun. The subtitl...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 2, "Policeman." The poster features a police officer with cars passing behind him. The subtitle below the main captio...

Date: 1917 

Description: Uncle Sam recruiting poster that says "I want You for U.S. Army". Poster has three different addresses for nearest recruiting offices.

Date: 1944 

Description: Treasury Design No. 52, "Fighting Bonds." The poster features a service flag or banner with a blue star in the center. Red stripes emerge from the shadow o...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about the pre-WWI peace movement by having students take a closer look at Julia Grace Wales

Date: 1943 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 2, "Market Basket." The poster features a background with farmland on the left and factories on the left. In the upper f...

Date: 1944 

Description: Women's Army Corps (WAC) Design No. 1, "I'd Rather Be with Them." The poster features a young woman in military uniform with a pack on her shoulders and a...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

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