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Geologist, Archaeologist, and Soldier

Brief biography of Charles Whittlesey (1808 - 1886).

Date: 1880-06-10 

Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...

Painting

Felix Walker

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of a painted quarter-length portrait of Felix Walker, 1793-1828. Mr. Walker fought in the Revolutionary War alongside Daniel Boon...

Date: 1945-03-16 

Description: Anchor Savings and Loan Association staff making the first G.I. loan to Arthur L. Cass, discharged veteran, and his wife so they can purchase a home at 330...

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division member...

Photograph

World War I Veteran

Date: 1964 

Description: Congressman David Obey, Ben Riehle, a rural Marathon County WWI veteran, and two women pose for a photograph.

Date: 1958-01-17 

Description: Five members of the V.F.W. Booster Club present a $50 check to Joseph R. "Roundy" Coughlin (right) for Roundy's Fun Fund. Roundy's Fun Fund benefited hand...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A large crowd participating in a demonstration against the war in Vietnam, as seen from the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol looking down State Street....

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 16th annual Nat...

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map produced just after Word War I shows the proposed location for a veterans' hospital in the Eau Claire-Chippewa Falls region. Highways, rail lines...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Col. William Martin of Tennessee. Williams was an early Tennessee settler who fought in the Indian Wars and the War of 1812....

Date: 1952-09-19 

Description: Brian Lange, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lange, Portage, being weighed by Inez Lee, assistant chairman of the American Legion Baby Show and Child Talent Cont...

Date: 1945-05-08 

Description: Group portrait of American Legion members dressed in various costumes.

Photograph

Flag Day Ceremony

Date: 1954-06-13 

Description: The Belleville American Legion post champion drill team raises the flag during Flag Day ceremonies at the Madison Veterans Administration Hospital.

Date: 1951 

Description: Group portrait of Lansing A. Wilcox — last Civil War veteran in Wisconsin — with a group of men at his 105th birthday. The birthday party was held at the G...

Date: 1998-03 

Description: "At the Legion's 79th Birthday Party, World War II veterans were honored. Commander Greg Krueger presents awards to Ralph Widmer, Navy; Bud Ruecker, Army A...

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...

Photograph

Jacob Witting, Jr.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Jacob Witting, Jr., was born January 15, 1837 in Renhoff, Prussia. He was a soldier in the Iron Brigade during the Civil War. Jacob is posing standing with...

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