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Description: Studio group portrait of Union veterans gathered for the Grand Army of the Republic reunion. Colonel Rollin M. Strong, 19th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, i...

Date: 1959-07-27 

Description: Six-year-old Deborah McCann presents a purple heart viola to Wisconsin Governor Gaylord Nelson. The Madison chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Hea...

Date: 1951-12-01 

Description: Shown left to right at the founding of the Military Order of World Wars, Madison Chapter, are Col. Herbert P. Schowalter, West Bend, president of the Wisco...

Date: 1954-04-04 

Description: Three members of the Ladies auxiliary sit together while talking. They were Leatha Fuller, a department commander of the auxiliary, Mrs. Herb Pommerening o...

Photograph

Gainesville 8

Date: 1973-03-06 

Description: Seven members of the Gainesville 8, members of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War who were charged attempting to disrupt the 1972 Republican convention,...

Photograph

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: 1865-06 ca.

Description: A handbill advertising for the Soldiers' Home Festival in Beloit, Wisconsin at the Union Hall on the evening of Friday, June 23, 1865.

Date: 1954-07-18 

Description: Gordon Roseleip, left, congratulates James Marteneau of Oconto, his successor as the state commander of the American Legion, at the legion parade around th...

Date: 1959-10-06 

Description: C. H. Beebe, executive director of the Madison Scouts drum and bugle corps, accepts awards won by the corps at the VFW national convention in Los Angeles,...

Date: 1927 

Description: Old Soldiers' Reunion on the public square.

Photograph

G.A.R. Encampment

Date: 1922-06 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Union veterans standing on the steps in front of a building, June 12-14.

Date: 1971-05 ca.

Description: John Kerry, then a leader of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, stands at the microphone, flanked by another Vietnam veteran at a rally to "Dump the War."

Photograph

Lansing Wilcox

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Lansing Wilcox, 102-years of age, the last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic, is seated in a crowd of people attending a Wiscon...

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...

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: 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: 1952-11-11 

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...

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...

Photograph

Ted LaValley Family

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: Ted LaValley, University of Wisconsin student and veteran, his wife Marie, and their 2 week old daughter JeanAnn. They are living in the University of Wisc...

Date: 1948-03-31 

Description: A group of veterans, members of the Wisconsin Veteran's-for-Stassen Club, seated in the reserved section at the Harold Stassen rally which was held at the...

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