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Description: "Santa Claus shows up at the American Legion Christmas party."
Description: Herb Pierstorff, mechanic, shown on the left with Merlin Loe, apprentice mechanic, recently discharged veteran of the Armed Forces, at Waters Motor Company...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Three Confederate veterans sitting in a tent at the National Confederate Reunion.
Description: Memorial Day, "Poppy Day," Committee. Three men in uniform stand for a group portrait in front of a stucco wall.
Date: 1910-05-30 ca.
Description: Group portrait outdoors of the members of the Lucius Fairchild Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The man fourth from the left (with the light hat) wa...
Description: A special tribute was paid to auxiliary hospital chairmen during the banquet honoring the national auxiliary president of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Fro...
Date: date unknown
Description: A veteran places a flower on the grave of an unknown soldier.
Description: A group of veterans, members of the Wisconsin Veteran's-for-Stassen Club, seated in the reserved section at the Harold Stassen rally which was held at the...
Description: Male patients at the Veterans Hospital waiting in a hall to meet cartoonist Walt Kelly while he was visiting on a book tour.
Description: Joseph Rothschild, Madison civic and business leader, receives special recognition for his service to veterans and the community by the Madison Veterans of...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Portraits of the members of the Samuel Harrison Post No. 91 of De Pere, Wisconsin from 1883-1896.
Description: The Racine Post No. 76 drum and bugle corps receives a salute as they pass the reviewing stand during the American Legion parade around the Capitol Square....
Description: World War I veterans seated on the ground around a car with slogans painted on it such as "We Want Our Bonus" and "Bonus Seekers V.F.W. 796". They are prot...
Date: 1913-07 ca.
Description: A broadside listing regimental functions at the Gettysburg reunion of Union veterans held at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 1913.
Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, a Hillsboro native, in conversation with his mother, Mrs. Myrta Mitscher (left), and his wife, Frances Smalley Mitscher, aft...
Description: Governor Gaylord Nelson purchases the first red poppy to start the annual joint veterans organizations poppy sales days. Shown (left to right) are Gov. Nel...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, in front of the Freeman House. Leading the ranks is probably James Livingston, Alvin "Bean" Hagen is pro...
Description: Three Madison men, all past commanders of the post (Togstad-Glenn Chapter 2), get together for the first time in 10 years at the installation. They are Mar...
Description: Delegates attend the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Veterans' Council. They include, left to right: I. G. Statz, Lloyd Tegge, I.D. Hale, and Robert Schroe...
Description: Members of the Madison American Legion four-man rifle team are shown with their rifles. They were recently declared the winner of the state contest held at...
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