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Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...
Description: A pilot peers out of the window of a warplane at an airbase near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The plane has nose art depicting...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Display in the window of John J. Blied & Sons promoting victory gardens and featuring seed packets, hoes, and watering cans.
Description: United States Navy recruitment poster. Depicts a woman in a naval uniform.
Description: Panoramic view of enlisted men from district no. 2, readying to depart for Camp Taylor. Most are wearing suits and ties, and holding hats. The Dun Clothin...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington leaning against a log somewhere in France.
Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster urging citizens to eat less meat, wheat, fats and sugar in order to help fight starvation in Belgium....
Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: War Poster "If You Can't Go Across With A Gun Come Across With Your Part Of The Red Cross War Fund." Depicts a man, woman, and child in the foreground, and...
Description: Neal Harrington was assigned to the American Expeditionary Forces in October 1918. He was sent to France with the 20th Engineering Corp as a 2nd lieutenant...
Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I
Description: Three Madison men, all past commanders of the post (Togstad-Glenn Chapter 2), get together for the first time in 10 years at the installation. They are Mar...
Description: ROTC engineers, probably at Fort Sheridan, in training for trench construction. Victor Morris of Milwaukee, in whose wartime album this photograph appears,...
Description: United States government bonds poster in the Third Liberty Loan series. Depicts a German soldier holding a firearm is standing above a crouching woman crad...
Description: Infantry men receiving food in outpost, Front Line on Piave Front, Italy.
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
Description: Group of people and automobiles gathered around a train station at a stop of the "Union Pacific Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign."
Description: Removed from the "New York Sun," March 21, 1918. Shows "where disloyalty in Wisconsin chiefly centres." Shaded areas indicate regions of suspected pro-Germ...
Description: Louie Beck was the last World War I veteran of Theresa's American Legion Post. Mr. Beck passed away in December 1980.
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