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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Former Wisconsin Governor Philip La Follette wearing his World War II uniform and holding two koala bears with a third koala on his head.

Date: 1919 

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!...

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Description: A Pawling and Harnischfeger Company truck, with an artillery gun mounted on the bed, decorated with banners and flags. Two soldiers are standing on the bac...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising illustration promoting the use of tractors and engine power over horses and horse-drawn implements. Shows Uncle Sam writing the words "Modern I...

Photograph

Off to the Trenches

Date: 1918-05-05 

Description: Send off for World War I recruits at the railroad station. The man leaning out of the train window is Ben Bergor, a professional magician and vaudeville pe...

Photograph

"Open Date"

Date: 1944-02-04 

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...

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World War I Trucks

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Trucks of the Four Wheel Drive Company of Clintonville manufactured at the Kissel Motor Car Company plant in Hartford during World War I, thus uniting in o...

Poster

Build a Silo

Date: 1917-06 

Description: Poster issued by the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Wisconsin to persuade Wisconsin farmers of the value of a silo. Farmers were par...

Photograph

Camp Grant

Date: 1918 

Description: Soldiers of Company I, Baraboo, Wisconsin, pose with their rifles at Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. There are tents behind them and a wooded area in t...

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School Meeting

Date: 1917 

Description: Children sit in a classroom for a Union Pacific preparedness special campaign. The instructor points to a sign reading, "He best serves his country who ser...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the motion picture, "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" (RKO, 1939). Although Astaire and Rogers were ideally cast to...

Date: 1919 

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!...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a World War I Monument outside of the County Clerk's Office. To the left of the colonnaded Clerk's Office, the Old Courthouse, built in 1895, can...

Photograph

Alvin Reis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A portrait of Alvin C. Reis of Madison during his service in World War I. During the war, Reis commanded several observation balloon squadrons. Later, he b...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Scene in a small city park showing a group of local women serving luncheon to soldiers recently returned from service in the first World War. Very possibly...

Photograph

Balloon Gondola

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The gondola crew of a World War I observation balloon that is about to ascend. Observation balloons were positioned near the front so that men in the gondo...

Date: 1918-02-22 

Description: U.S. Army soldiers from Camp Upton, where they were undergoing training, marching in Washington's Birthday parade on Fifth Avenue, New York.

Date: 1919-06 

Description: Original caption: "Now that the peace has been declared Mary MacLaren feels she can publicly pet dachshunds without being accused of treason."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of an unidentified WWI army camp.

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Description: A watercolor and pen drawing on an envelope from Frank and Delia King to their brother-in-law, Irwin Raymond Witthuhn, who was serving in France during Wor...

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