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Date: 1950-10-24 

Description: Corporal Albert Griffin, a soldier from Milwaukee wounded in the Korean War, addresses the crowd gathered at the Wisconsin State Capitol on United Nations...

Date: 1954-01-28 

Description: Robert (Red) Wilson (left), one of Wisconsin's all-time football and baseball greats and a catcher for the Chicago White Sox, acts as catcher behind bat ho...

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Elizabeth Woods, mother of an 18 year old son, during an on-the-street interview about the Korean War by journalist John E. Prindle.

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...

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...

How a Senator From Wisconsin Created the Red Scare

Discover how a senator from Wisconsin named Joseph McCarthy created the climate of fear known as the "Red Scare."

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

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

Turner Family

Date: 1953-09-09 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Turner, Richland Center farmers, stand by the steps of a Northwest Orient airliner with their daughter, Mrs. Chester Hall. The Turners...

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: Three members of the Madison marine reserve unit board a train for duty in Korea. From left to right are Capt. J. J. Warner, Capt. John Jensvold, and Lieut...

Date: 1951-10-09 

Description: Jack Myers and Roger McHugh, co-managers of the Prescription Pharmacy at 26 South Carroll Street, are shown at their store preparing 50 packages of clothes...

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 11 supplemental materials for the 4th grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

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...

Date: 1951-10-09 

Description: The Distinguished Service Cross for heroism was given posthumously to Capt. Robert Walker, Lancaster, who was killed as the result of heroic action near Sa...

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...

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: A crowd gathers to watch the Madison marine reserve unit march down West Washington Avenue to board a train for duty in Korea.

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...

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: 1951-12-06 

Description: Pvt. Tom Voigt, Ixonia (at right), one of forty-seven "Operation Badger" Air Force recruits sworn in at Madison, shakes hands with his father, Ray Voigt (r...

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.
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