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Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: This ceremony at Truax Field signaled the start of construction of the 120-unit apartment project for war veterans by the Madison Housing Authority. Henry...

Date: 1948-12-07 

Description: For contributing to the morale of state troops in the South Pacific by his work as a war correspondent, Robert Doyle (right), a Milwaukee Journal re...

Date: 1949-09-19 

Description: Joseph C. Schabo, the watchman who lives in the Madison American Legion clubhouse at 110 East Wilson Street, is shown at left examining one of two safes th...

Date: 1954-12-03 

Description: Three Middleton members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Cooties confer with Ernest G. Kuenzi (second from left) who is the area's VF...

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...

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Description: Portraits of the former Commanders in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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Description: Portraits of the former Commanders in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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: 2001-11-16 

Description: "On this evening we travel to American Legion, Bonau Whereatt, Post 69 in Mayville, WI. Carl "Bear" Bandle is the manager." Note the fish fry signboard.

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Armistice Day Rites

Date: 1949-10-11 

Description: A crowd gathers to participate in a service to observe Armistice Day at the State Street entrance to the Wisconsin State Capitol building. At center left,...

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American Legion Run

Date: 1987-05 

Description: "Runners turned the corner at the intersection of McArthur Road & Bancroft Road."

Date: 1952-03-19 

Description: The Wisconsin State Journal was awarded a citation for its "distinguished service in reporting the news of veterans" by the Madison DAV chapter. Herbert P...

Civil War Battle Summary

Discover the role that Wisconsin troops, including Menominee warriors and our only unit of Black soldiers, played in a dramatic Civil War battle.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

In this lesson students study the words and listen to the song, “The Ballad of Ira Hayes."

Date: 1997 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of a funeral ceremony at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. A group of veterans march before a horse-drawn vehicle pulling a coffin on...

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Description: Group of portraits of the Commanders in Chief — Grand Army of the Republic, starting with the first, General E.A. Hurlbut (1866-1867) to John P. Rea (1887)...

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Park Falls VFW

Date: 1994-07-04 

Description: Members of the Park Falls chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the community Fourth of July ceremony.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Union veterans, some holding a banner reading "Iron Brigade," marching on a downtown street in a parade during a state encampment.

Date: 1933 

Description: Elevated view of the American Legion Parade in Grant Park(?). The photograph was likely taken from the window of the International Harvester offices on Mic...

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