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Date: 1919-06-19 

Description: Governor Emmanuel Philipp hearing the petition of a St. Croix Ojibwe (Chippewa) Chief during a Victory Celebration on the Courte Oreilles reservation for t...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The 316th Regimental Band marching down a dirt path at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Telephone poles are visible in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: British recruitment poster commissioned by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Depicts a silhouette of a British soldier holding a rifle.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: United States Department of the Treasury Liberty bonds poster. Depicts a giant German soldier, with blood on his hands and rifle bayonet, leaning over the...

Date: 1918-01 

Description: Mrs. William Bartlett of the Aviation Committee of the National Special Aid Society, examines metal objects donated by members to be sold to benefit Americ...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: William Rubin, Wisconsin political figure and labor leader, in civilian clothes, visiting his son Abner, in military uniform, at a military camp.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: French poster advertising loans for the war effort, sponsored by the Société Générale, a large French bank. Depicts a French soldier strangling the German...

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of four uniformed men on horseback, two of which hold flags. The soldiers are seen riding across a plain at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

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...

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

Photograph

Observation Balloon

Date: 1917-08 

Description: A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Crated "U.S. Machine Gun Cart" outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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: 1917 ca.

Description: Recruitment poster for the United States Navy. Depicts Uncle Sam in a soldier's uniform pointing a gun at the German Kaiser, who is dressed in a crown and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Meatless Day breakfast advertising menu, with a bowl of cereal and a spoon at the top and packages of Krumbles and Toasted Corn Flakes, Kellogg's pre-packa...

Photograph

World War I Trucks

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Camoflagued trucks being loaded on a train for shipment. The trucks, a product of the Four Wheel Drive Company of Clintonville, were manufactured at the K...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a nurse in uniform peering through a wreath she is holding. The card has a thin red border. The text below reads: "Christmas Greetings to...

Date: 1947-11-11 

Description: Armistice Day ceremony with Mrs. Ella M. Bresee, representing the Grand Army of the Republic and the Daughters of 1812, shown placing a wreath at the cenot...

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Camp Bowie

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of uniformed men gathering around an Army field wireless station at Camp Bowie, built in 1917.

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