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Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1947 

Description: A University of Wisconsin veteran holding his baby outside of his Camp Randall trailer camp house. There is a large cannon pointing at him and his trailer.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers transporting artillery across a plain on horseback at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this o...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses surrounding the city. This view is of the inside of the earthworks which includes two cannons. A Union soldier sits as a lo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1943 

Description: Three women work on a line of torpedoes at an International Harvester factory. The women wear uniforms and hats embroidered with the IHC logo and a man hol...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees. Plate 41

Date: 1945 

Description: Marines use an International TD-18 Diesel crawler tractor (TracTracTor) to pull an ammunition trailer from the mud. The original caption reads, "JAPANESE A...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The fir...

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Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.

Date: 1942 

Description: A machine gun crew running with their .30 machine gun. Two men in the foreground are wearing pants and helmets but no shirts, and are carrying a machine gu...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Goverment inspector checks artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory). Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufactur...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Date: 1860 after

Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Although handwriting identifies this photograph as "Machine gun supporting tank attack," it is likely, since the print is also identified as having been ta...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

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