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Date: 1982-12 

Description: "Santa Claus shows up at the American Legion Christmas party."

Date: 2000-10-06 

Description: "We are at American Legion Post 347 in Lomira, WI."

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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...

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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: 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: 1936-03-30 

Description: Elevated view of veterans sitting at individual tables in the occupational therapy room, making poppies in the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. The hospital is...

Date: 1858 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Whittlesey (1808-1886), American Geologist. Fought in the Black Hawk War. Opened a law office and newspaper in Clevelan...

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Flag Day Ceremony

Date: 1954-06-13 

Description: Jerry Host, former state American Legion commander, gives the address during Flag Day ceremonies at the Madison Veterans Administration Hospital with the M...

Date: 1947-03-11 

Description: Group portrait of the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team who won the Western Conference Championship. Left to right: Forwards Bobby Cook and Ex...

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: 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...

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1966 

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

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Description: David Cline, a Vietnam War veteran and a national leader in Vietnam Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace, talking to a woman at a Memorial Day c...

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

Date: 1952-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the newly elected officers of the American Legion's auxiliary to the William B. Cairns-Victory Post 57.

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U.S. Navy Veteran

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly Milwaukee veteran of the U.S. Navy salutes.

Date: 1946-05-21 

Description: Group portrait of members of the newly established Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the first of its kind on a...

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Soldiers Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

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: 1949-08-13 

Description: Two World War II veterans from Berwyn, Illinois, released on bail pending a new hearing, are with their lawyers. The two young men were convicted and impri...

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