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Date: 1947-02-21 

Description: Charles V. LaDuke, 416 North Butler Street, chief of the guidance section of the Veterans Administration in Madison, greets Eugene A. McDonald of Janesvill...

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "This is the American Legion Post #157 at 732 South Hubbard Street in Horicon." The signboard boldly advertises their Friday fish fry.

Date: 1944-03-25 

Description: Wendell Willkie speaks with Carroll L. Coon, Commander of Madison's William B. Cairns American Legion Post No. 57, during Willkie's 1944 campaign for the P...

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Eagle Regiment Car

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dr. James A Jackson, Sr., who was a hospital steward for the 8th Wisconsin Regiment during the Civil War, riding in an open car during a GAR parade in Madi...

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Lyall T. Beggs

Date: 1949-03-02 

Description: Lyall T. Beggs, former legislator from Madison and presently national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the speaker's rostrum in the state asse...

Date: 1938-12-23 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Civil War veterans at soldier's home on December 23, 1938, along with two representatives from the American Legion. The veterans are both...

Date: 1983-05 

Description: "Theresa American Legion members paid homage to former comrades on Memorial Day at the River Church Cemetery."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Block House, the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Men sit on benches along both sides of a path leading to the house, on which...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A large crowd participating in a demonstration against the war in Vietnam, as seen from the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol looking down State Street....

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...

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Description: A Vietnam veteran takes a nap on outdoor concrete stairs. He is at an anti-war demonstration and took part in the Winter Soldier Hearings.

Date: 1944-08-01 

Description: Two workers at the United State Armed Forces Institute are: Robert Halverson and John Barr, recently in the armed services and participants in the educatio...

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World War II Marker

Date: 1991-06 

Description: "When this marker was dedicated, Highway 41 as designated the World War II Veteran's Memorial Highway."

Date: 1952-09-19 

Description: Four mothers sitting with their babies waiting to be "weighted in" at the American Legion Hall as contestants in the Legion baby show and child talent cont...

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Ella Bennett Breese

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Ella Bennett Breese, a member of one of Madison's oldest families, has decorated the graves of American war veterans for 70 years or more. She is placing a...

Date: 1948-11-14 

Description: Madison Legion Auxiliary tea at the American Legion clubhouse, 110 West Wilson Street. At the serving table are, left to right: Mrs Oscar (Louise) Onsgard,...

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Vietnam Veteran

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Description: A Vietnam veteran is kneeling on the ground with his hand shielding his face. There are medals and an Ace of Spades playing card pinned to his shirt. He is...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Charles H. Meyerhoff, Company E, 14th Indiana Infantry, wearing eyeglasses and a badge for the Gr...

Date: 1954-04-04 

Description: Mary Karraker, second district commander of the Ladies' Auxiliary, talks to Charles Kettle, second district commander.

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