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Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...
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.
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...
Description: Group portrait of three members of American Legion Post 501 who are active commanders. They include, left to right: Robert Wold, Dane County commander; Har...
Date: 1872-02-22 before
Description: Menu of the banquet for the second reunion of the First Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. On the cover are ornamented initials and the type is imp...
Description: "American Legion Post 270 members assemble on the bridge on Memorial Day."
Date: 1913-07 ca.
Description: A broadside to the Commanders of State Delegations from J.E. Normoyle, Major Q.M. Corps, Chief Q.M., stating the contents of each tent at the 50th Annivers...
Date: date unknown
Description: A veteran places a flower on the grave of an unknown soldier.
Description: Local veterans groups present a massing of the colors at the Wood cemetery.
Date: 1868-12-16 before
Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...
Description: Members of the Clarence Fitch Chapter of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, marching in a Veterans' Day event, probably in New York City.
Description: John Kasmiski lives at W1763 Zion Church Rd (Section 29). He has lived here for 3 years. Cows were last milked here in March 1972.
Description: Armistice Day celebration (mock funeral of Kaiser Wilhelm II). Soldier identified in photo is William Carlson who was disabled by the chemical agent mustar...
Description: American Legion members Greg Krueger and Al Geiger present a flag to the Theresa Public School. John Streblow, Kathy Sterr, Donna Kanas and Maggie Muehlius...
Description: Representatives of veterans' and patriotic groups, holding flags and paying tribute to the city's war dead by laying wreaths around a cenotaph at the Stat...
Description: Three men at the University of Wisconsin, with tent and sign that reads "People of Madison! Vets in tent need rooms to rent".
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, on the north side of Main Street, between First and Water Streets. Iver Erickson's shoemaker shop is at...
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...
Description: A candid portrait of a Vietnam veteran with a moustache, wearing a headband with a flower tucked in it, and a Vietnam Veterans Against the War button. He i...
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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