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Date: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, at the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, "Operation Inland Seas." She is holding her camera and there is a tank in the bac...

Date: 1954-01-28 

Description: University of Wisconsin sports alumni and professional baseball players "Red" Wilson and Harvey Kuenn take a tour through the Veterans Hospital, talking an...

Date: 1964-11 

Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...

Date: 1951-06-14 

Description: Volunteer nurses Mrs. J.W. Brown and Mrs. R.H. Olsen work at the year-old Red Cross Regional Blood Center in Madison.

Photograph

Medical Evacuation

Date: 1951-11 

Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...

Photograph

Korean War Memorial

Date: 1997 

Description: A veteran leans forward, perhaps to better hear the proceedings, at the dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial of Wisconsin. The (out of focus) spe...

Date: 1950-10-24 

Description: Corporal Albert Griffin, a soldier from Milwaukee wounded in the Korean War, stands with Governor Rennebohm at the freedom bell during ceremonies at the Wi...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Col. Robert K. Haskell (left) receiving the one millionth shell manufactured by the Malleable Iron Range Co. of Beaver Dam in a ceremony at the manufacturi...

Historical Essay

Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965

Female War Correspondent

Read about the Wisconsin born photojournalist who was one of the first female war correspondents. This article contains a link containing her photography.

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Journalist John Prindle, right, conducting an on-the-street interview with W. H. Kelly, a sporting goods dealer and Navy veteran, about his opinions on the...

Date: 1951-12-06 

Description: Mayor George Forster, far left, looks on as Col. Robert D. Montagne of General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, also at left, administers the oath of enlistment...

Read about the Cold War, the Korean War, and the rise of the anti-communist movement in the 1950s spearheaded by Joseph McCarthy.

Date: 1997 

Description: Visitors at the dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial of Wisconsin.

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: Marine Pfc. Russell J. Seldal, a member of the Madison marine reserve unit being sent to Korea, holds his daughter Elaine while his wife, Betty, holds thei...

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Journalist John Prindle, left, doing an on-the-street interview with Conrad Druse, veteran and University of Wisconsin graduate student, about his opinions...

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: Madison Marine Reserve staff Sgt. Frank J. Kasinski embraces his wife before boarding the train taking the reserve unit for active duty in Korea.

Date: 1951-10 

Description: Photograph of a framed painting by Ben Stahl titled "Corporal Red Cloud's Last Stand." It was painted especially for "Esquire" magazine and honored Mitchel...

Photograph

Navy Fighters

Date: 1951-10-10 

Description: Two Banshee jet fighters from the carrier Essex in search of targets in the North Korean sector.

Date: 1954-02-24 

Description: Luida Sanders (right), a "writer's aide" and a state public health educator, presents first and second prizes to two writers and patients at the Madison V...

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.
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