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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: 1917-05 

Description: This press photograph illustrates what was then the most recent development in the Curtiss Flying boats at the Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station at Newpo...

Date: 1961-07-15 

Description: The 32nd National Guard Division band plays at the State Disabled American Veterans (DAV) plaque dedication ceremony on the State Capitol grounds as part o...

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New Army Recruits

Date: 1917-09-13 

Description: New army recruits still in their civilian clothes arriving at an unidentified World War I training camp. Many barracks, some still under construction, are...

Photograph

Bi-Motor Airplane

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Airplane resting on its landing gear. Caption reads: "A bi-motor caudrone. Valuable for observation, takes the air quickly and is particularly speedy at hi...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Use WWI posters to learn more about WWI as well as the use of this media in building support for the war

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A recruit receives inoculations from two men on the left at Camp Travis, named in 1917 after William B. Travis.

Date: 1917-07-30 

Description: For these World War I recruits seen at an unidentified training camp on Long Island, the enemy was not the Germans, but ferocious "Jersey mosquitos" and th...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The newspaper articles, photos, and letters in this section are samples of the rampant anti-German hysteria in Wisconsin during World War I

Date: 1918-07 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Red Cross nurses standing in front of the Hartford Fire Department building for Tag Day, which was a fundraising event.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Forest Middleton in a World War I era Navy uniform.

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Regimental Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view down Regimental Street, a dirt road at Camp Logan, with a bridge leading from the street to buildings on the right. Small buildings also line the l...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Observation Balloon

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Description: A World War I observation balloon held Gulliver-like by its airship company. During World War I, balloons were positioned near the front so that observers...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Two children and a woman posing near a building for a group portrait. Caption reads: "Waly, our first night stop out of Dombasle and where much exhilaratio...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Parade float on which ten women are standing, some posing with knitting needles or behind a sewing machine. Two men and one woman are standing on the groun...

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Sopwith Camels

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: British-built Sopwith Camels at the American Expeditionary Force 2nd Aviation Instruction Center near Tours, France. The Sopwith Camel, manufactured by the...

Date: 1916 

Description: Pearl White stands in front of a painted studio background, sword in hand, wearing the female version of a U.S. Army cavalry uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Englebert Boehnen. He is standing proudly in his World War I military uniform in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1917-07-01 

Description: View of a large group of people gathered for a Homecoming celebration. A young woman in the foreground is identified as Daisy Helen Hicken.

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