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Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Glady McConochie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris McConochie of Pardeville, in center, taking her oath from Elmer H. Gibson, at left, commanding officer of...

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

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...

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

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...

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: 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

Three Nurses

Date: 1943-12-05 

Description: Three Lieutenant nurses from Michigan pose behind a sign that declares "Off Limits To All Troops." Names, left to right, are Lieutenant Avice Cleveringa of...

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Description: WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) soldier saluting superimposed in front of an image of the American Flag and a gun crew on a ship.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Flight nurses, newly arrived in Agana Airport, Guam, search for their luggage as two other women look on. The two flight nurses have just completed flight...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A flight nurse in an anoxic faint chamber, used to simulate high altitude flying with little oxygen, places an oxygen mask over a male patient's face. He i...

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: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, with Private first class George Berier. Berier's head is wrapped in gauze, and he is preparing to take medicine. Jensen is weari...

Date: 1958 

Description: 26th of July Movement soldiers resting by a cliff in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Vilma Espin in center.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, wearing a jumpsuit and a cap, stands waiting with near an airplane with marine Private First Class George Berier, left, and mari...

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Description: Three soldiers in tent in Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War.

Date: 1958 

Description: 26th of July Movement soldiers including Raúl Castro and Vilma Espin rest by a rocky cliff-side in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Six female flight nurses in a swimming pool during aquatic training at the at Alameda Naval Air Strip. Four of the women are in a raft, and two women are i...

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...

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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