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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...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

Lesson Plan

The Costs of War

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Students study national records detailing casualties resulting from World War II and draw conclusions

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

Photograph

GIs at Warner Beach

Date: 1944-08-02 

Description: Four WAC lieutenants posed at the rail of the life launch. From left to right are Virginia Harmon, Jane Dunning, Ardeth Cauble, and Helen Durr.

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Description: Stacy Jalowitz in MOPP (Mission Oriented Protective Posture) #4 suit, including gas mask, during the Persian Gulf War.

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in the woods of Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro, Juan Almeida Bosque and Vilma Espin crouch...

Date: 1958 

Description: 26th of July Movement rest by a tree in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro with is holding an espresso cup in the foreground and Ce...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Betty Sullivan, a Red Cross Worker, serves coffee and talks with B-29 crew at Kobler Field in Saipan. Sullivan is reaching for a large coffee pot and is su...

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Description: Sue Drabek, [Unidentified], Stacy Jalowitz, and [Unidentified] pose together just prior to leaving Saudi Arabia after serving in the Persian Gulf War.

Date: 1965-12 

Description: Anti-aircraft crew that was said to have downed 14 American planes during four days in December, 1965. This propaganda photograph was released by a Hanoi...

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in the woods of Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. A number of participants including Vilma Espin and Juan...

Photograph

Rubber Glove Rack

Date: 1943-12-05 

Description: Three Wisconsin women and a man pose in front of a building. In the foreground is a rack holding rubber gloves. Names, left to right, are Lieutenant Kathle...

Date: 1944 

Description: WAVES Design No. 2, "WAVE and Sailors." The poster features a woman in a naval uniform, with two sailors standing behind her. WAVES is the acronym for Wome...

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. A number of participants, including Vilma Espin, Raúl Castro and Juan...

Photograph

Coconuts

Date: 1943-11-05 

Description: Lieutenant Jeanette Loree of East Lansing, Michigan (left) and Lieutenant Dorothy Watts of Jackson, Michigan (right), pose with a coconut and its husk. A b...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Fidel Castro is seated with his constant companion Celia Sanchez, and Vilma Espin, who sits to Castro's left. Cuba.

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: A female flight nurse during flight training with patients. She leans over the patient in a bunk bed to place a mask. The student is wearing a heavy leathe...

Date: 1954-09-18 

Description: Portrait of Mary Herb (left), past president, Carol Sommer, the newly-elected president, and Captain Margaret L. Kumpf, Army nurse counselor and banquet sp...

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