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Date: 1932-03-25 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette buying a "buddy poppy" from two women in behalf of the American Legion. The governor is standing in his Wisconsin State Cap...

Date: 1928-08-13 ca.

Description: An exhibition of flying by the 1st Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The event took place at Marathon Park because President Calvin Coolidge, wh...

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Description: A Vietnam veteran takes a nap on outdoor concrete stairs. He is at an anti-war demonstration and took part in the Winter Soldier Hearings.

Date: 1950-05-10 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm receives the first poppy of the year from Patty Coyne, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J.J. Coyne and Phillip Thornton, son of Mr. and Mr...

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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)...

Date: 1983-05 

Description: "Theresa American Legion members paid homage to former comrades on Memorial Day at the River Church Cemetery."

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Vietnam Veteran

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Description: A Vietnam veteran is kneeling on the ground with his hand shielding his face. There are medals and an Ace of Spades playing card pinned to his shirt. He is...

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...

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: 1944-08-12 

Description: Charles W. Piper, veteran of World War I, discussing tactics of the two World Wars with his sons, Seaman Vincent on the left, and Marine Private Charles on...

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.

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Eighty-two-year-old William N. Nichols holding a flag during Memorial Day services at the Wisconsin state capitol. He is the son of a Union Civil War veter...

Date: 2016-01-12 

Description: Save the Mounds demonstration at the Capitol Square against Assembly Bill 620. Flag and Standard bearers are lined up behind the speakers. In the backgroun...

Date: 1932-03-04 

Description: Military veterans receive therapy in hot water tubs, with George Gardner, director of the hydro-therapy department, Wisconsin Memorial Hospital on Farwell...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Robert S. Allen, a well-known journalist who lost his arm while serving during World War II, purchases Easter Seals from a handicapped girl. Allen was act...

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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: 1945-07-12 

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...

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1966 

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

Date: 1946-05-18 

Description: Milwaukee Road Service Club Orchestra performing on stage at American Legion Memorial Hall, 110 East Wilson. Decorations include large bell, Milwaukee Road...

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