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Date: 1944-05-23 

Description: Mayor Halsey Kraege buys the first poppy from Mrs. John Coyne, Veterans of Foreign Wars Poppy Day sale chairman of the VFW Auxiliary. Left to right: Joseph...

Date: 1973 

Description: "American Legion members march up Main Street."

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1976 

Description: On Memorial Day American Legion Member Oliver Krueger drops a wreath into the Rock River.

Date: 1888-09 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of Company F, 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and their families, posing on the Wisconsin State Capitol steps during a reu...

Date: 1963 

Description: View from street of group of local boys taking part in a celebration of National Bicycle Week. Members of the Shaker-Callaway Post of the VFW were on hand...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the selling of tents for the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment, of Grand Army of the Republic, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 23,...

Date: 1947-11-06 

Description: Male patient working at a table weaving/braiding as part of his occupational therapy at the Veterans Administration Hospital on the grounds of Mendota Stat...

Date: 1933 

Description: Elevated view of the American Legion Parade in Grant Park(?). The photograph was likely taken from the window of the International Harvester offices on Mic...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Irvine. The portrait shows General Irvine in his military uniform. General Irvine served as a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the Wolcott Post of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Date: 1919-01-01 

Description: Front and back sides of a one-page menu in the "Officers Mess" with an illustration of two soldiers in profile marching along a road towards a castle on th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...

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...

Date: 1952-09-19 

Description: Four mothers sitting with their babies waiting to be "weighted in" at the American Legion Hall as contestants in the Legion baby show and child talent cont...

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Four members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxillary, including Mrs. Hazel Miller, the national president, in a horse-drawn carriage in front of the Chic...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Block House, the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Men sit on benches along both sides of a path leading to the house, on which...

Date: 1950-04-11 

Description: Mrs. Frieda Abrahams, president of the VFW woman's auxiliary, holds a candle to the mortgage held by C.L. Skinner, post commander. The ceremony was for the...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Soldiers Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.

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