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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: 1945-05-17 

Description: Governor Walter S. Goodland buying the first poppy from American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary members. Pictured left to right: Mr...

Date: 1950-05-10 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm receives the first poppy of the year from Patty Coyne, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J.J. Coyne and Phillip Thornton, son of Mr. and Mr...

Date: 1957-01-31 

Description: Four members of the Military Order of the World Wars swap tales about their former days in military service at a Madison Chapter cocktail and dinner meetin...

Date: 1947-04-23 

Description: Portrait of Patricia Vollrath and Henry "Hank" Wolf, both of Sheboygan, who reigned as king and queen of the University of Wisconsin Military Ball. Miss Vo...

Date: 1951-11-19 

Description: Two people visit with a hospitalized veteran interested in writing who may possibly benefit from the proceeds of the "Holiday Book Sale" sponsored by Theta...

Date: 1984-12 

Description: "Santa Claus pays a visit to Marlene and Chuck Bernhard at the American Legion Christmas Party."

Date: 1946-05-18 

Description: Milwaukee Road Service Club Orchestra performing on stage at American Legion Memorial Hall, 110 East Wilson. Decorations include large bell, Milwaukee Road...

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1968 

Description: "American Legion Post 270 members assemble on the bridge on Memorial Day."

Date: 1957-03-07 

Description: Members of the local Marion Cranefield auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the banquet honoring the president of the national auxiliary. From left...

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

Date: 1901-05-25 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic, Jairus Richardson, Post No. 12 in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, meeting at the Methodist Church. From left to right are: Charles...

Drawing

Vet Cong

Date:  

Description: A black ink drawing of Vietnam veterans standing together. The man in front is holding a sign that reads, "Vietnam, Forgive Us. Vietnam Veterans Against Th...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1966 

Description: "American Legion Post 270 celebrates Memorial Day."

Photograph

Veterans Housing

Date: 1947 

Description: Three men at the University of Wisconsin, with tent and sign that reads "People of Madison! Vets in tent need rooms to rent".

Date: 1957-01-31 

Description: Four guests at the Madison Chapter Military Order of the World War cocktail and dinner party include, from left to right: Capt. Leslie K. Pollard, Col. Pau...

Date: 1932-03-25 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette buying a "buddy poppy" from two women in behalf of the American Legion. The governor is standing in his Wisconsin State Cap...

Date:  

Description: In the soft underside of war
The home point is to be home again with honor
without quite understanding why

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, on the north side of Main Street, between First and Water Streets. Iver Erickson's shoemaker shop is at...

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