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Centennial Flag

Date: 1976 

Description: "Members of American Legion Post 270, present a Centennial Flag. Oliver Krueger is at the flag pole."

Date: 1918-11-11 

Description: Armistice Day celebration (mock funeral of Kaiser Wilhelm II). Soldier identified in photo is William Carlson who was disabled by the chemical agent mustar...

Date: 1946-05-21 

Description: Group portrait of members of the newly established Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the first of its kind on a...

Date: 1950-08-22 

Description: A memorial plaque in honor of Corporal Kenneth Grosse was presented to the air force man's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grosse, center, and their daughter, P...

Date: 1963 

Description: A boy taking part in a National Bicycle Week Celebration stands near a bicycle. Sterling Standiford, a State Trooper who was present to explain proper ope...

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Legion floral emblem on the east slope of Milwaukee's Kilbourne Park Reservoir.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Soldiers and Sailors Home, built in 1877 by the Grand Army of the Republic. The domiciliary stands on the left, and the building on the ri...

Historical Essay

Spooner, John Coit 1843-1919

Lawyer and Politician

Biography of John Coit Spooner who was a lawyer and politician, known as a leading Stalwart Republican.

Date: 1950-01-13 

Description: Two U.S.A. National Service Life Insurance Policies. About $60,000,000 in GI Insurance dividends will be divided among 347,000 Wisconsin veterans and next-...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Clara Meyers

Date: 1948-02-06 

Description: Clara Meyers, ex-Nazi prisoner and post World War II Dutch women's army veteran of 2 years service in Java, shown discussing University of Wisconsin regist...

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: Two men and a woman are posing for a photograph outside the Donald Trump rally. The man on the left is wearing a hat and vest marking him as a disabled vet...

Date: 1889-08 

Description: A key to the members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, consisting of a piece of paper with numbered circles punched through it. When this key is p...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: One hundred ninety government surplus trailers, parked near Camp Randall, provided temporary housing for World War II veterans and their families.

Date: 1954-04-04 

Description: Three members of the Ladies auxiliary sit together while talking. They were Leatha Fuller, a department commander of the auxiliary, Mrs. Herb Pommerening o...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of members of the Grand Army of the Republic; left to right: L.A. Wilcox, Ansel Gailsburg, Elmer Sorkness (in wheelchair), and B. Re...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumberman

Brief biography of Col. Joseph Bailey, the lumberman famous for his creative application of dams during the failed Civil War Red River Campaign of 1864.

Date: 1995-09 

Description: Local members of the VFW raise a new flag in front of the Rudolph Municipal Building. The flag, which had flown over the U.S. Capitol, was presented by Con...

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1961-05-30 

Description: A Gold Star Mother shown holding her hand over her heart during the invocation at a Memorial Day service on the steps of the capitol.

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