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Date: 1964-02-19 

Description: Audrey Doll (left), commander of the ladies of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) auxiliary, is shown presenting five flags to scout troops in Madison. R...

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Dwight York

Date: 1984-11 

Description: "After being assured of a victory, York thanks his followers for their support at the American Legion building in Lomira."

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...

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: 1959-01-08 

Description: Family portrait of Donald Finn with his wife Diane and their three-year-old son Johnny. Finn is a mid-year graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a d...

Date: 1949-08 

Description: Four Texas workers with a picket sign that uses their wartime service and sacrifices to negotiate for a union contract.

Date: 1951-03-01 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. signs a bill that would liberalize state housing loans to veterans. The legislators grouped around him in the Governor's off...

Date: 1948-09-23 

Description: Interior of a low cost house being constructed for sale to veterans of World War II by builder Marshall Erdman. The project of four houses is being constru...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eleven men wearing hats, shirts and bow ties standing outdoors holding drum sticks behind eight drums. The two large drums in the center...

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Description: An unidentified group belonging to the GAR, including General Lucius Fairchild (center front). They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Two members of the Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars drill team and some of the crowd gathered at Forest Hill Cemetery during services to dedicate a marble m...

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.

Date: 1960-05-12 

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: 1932-03-04 

Description: A military veteran learns rug weaving at Wisconsin Memorial Hospital on Farwell Point, adjoining Mendota Mental Health Hospital as part of his rehabilitati...

Date: 2000-06 

Description: Carly Hren, Caitlin Diedrich, Chelsey Wilz, Joye Widmer, Parker Hren, and Logan Wilz sing "Anchors Away" at Ralph Widmer's Navy Reunion.

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1966 

Description: American Legion Post 270 celebrates Memorial Day.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Men from the armed forces working a game booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. Their hats are embroidered with the text "Greendale Wisconsin."

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Iraq War Protest

Date: 2003-02-15 

Description: Veterans of various wars marching during a protest against the war in Iraq. New York and New Jersey leaders of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War played...

Date: 1932-06 

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...

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