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Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...

Date: 1965 

Description: Bodies of several dead Viet Cong soldiers lying on a beach. Several U.S. soldiers observe as bodies are placed in the sand from a truck.

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial photograph of the Veterans Hospital at Tomah.

Date: 1943 

Description: United States Army poster showing four women posed in front of a U.S. flag. The women wear Army identification badges on their shirts.


Josh Sullivan

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Josh Sullivan of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated leaning on a drum.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of two-story city hall in Library Park. It features a bell tower and mansard roof. There is a plaque mounted over the doorway just below the roof....

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of (left to right): Lieutenant Colonel R.G.S. Stokes, Corps of Royal Engineers; and Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army...


Description: Group portrait of World War I draftees dressed in suits, posing in front of the Court House.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a monument to the Minisink Battle. The plaque reads, "Erected by the Historical Societies of the Minisink Country and of the State of New York on...

Date: 1943-10-21 

Description: Major Arthur L. Post of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was shot down on June 20th, 1943 and rescued on September 28th, 1943 after 101 days in the jungle. Here he is...

Date: 1944-05-26 

Description: Portrait of Lieutenant William Briggs prior to leaving Madison for New York and a Navy assignment. Before serving in the Navy, he was the county welfare d...


Description: A soldier hacks a path through a jungle in Panama with a machete while smoking a cigarette.


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of War Information poster showing a woman wearing a protective headwrap and operating a machine.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ma-che-ka-kat, or the Bad Hawk, a Chief of the Monomonie (Menominee) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...

Date: 1945-04-15 

Description: Twin soldiers from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pose on a pile of rubble with a dog at the Army base on Guam, in the South Pacific. On the left is Corporal Robert...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in heavy fur clothing, laying in a sled with a horse harnessed and ready...


Carrying Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Aftermath of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. Children watch as a group of men begin to pick up corpses wrapped in sheets on woven mats.

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...

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