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Date: 1918-09-16 ca.

Description: Food being prepared on a moving kitchen for soldiers fighting in Sainte-Mihiel, France.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

“Sons in Service” flag from the Washbush home in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, 1917-1918. (Museum object #1985.34.1)

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Camp Logan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of soldiers standing between two military buildings of Camp Logan, holding dishes and waiting for dinner.

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Retreating Germans

Date: 1918-11-20 

Description: Victor Morris took this photograph of German troops leaving Ham, a French village on the Somme, nine days after the armistice. In accompanying notes, Morri...

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Louie Beck

Date: 1980-05 

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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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of soldiers eating dinner in the field from a wagon at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

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Greeting the Allies

Date: 1918-12-01 

Description: Victor Morris took this photograph as an advance party of American soldiers who entered Bitburg, Germany. The children who greeted the Americans appear to...

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Regimental Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view down Regimental Street, a dirt road at Camp Logan, shows a man in a horse-drawn vehicle, with a fence on the right, and many identical buildings on...

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of soldiers eating dinner in the field from a wagon at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men pose near two automobiles outside the fire station at Camp Travis, named in 1917 after William B. Travis. The station stands behind them, with a drive...

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Camp Doniphan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers on horseback executing field artillery maneuvers at Camp Doniphan, activated for artillery training during World War I. The man leadin...

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Camp Logan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two rows of soldiers face each other during a gun drill at Camp Logan. A military officer stands in between the lines of men.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Chow line for members of the 15th Regiment (Colored) of the New York National Guard.

Date: 1957-01-31 

Description: Four members of the Military Order of the World Wars swap tales about their former days in military service at a Madison Chapter cocktail and dinner meetin...

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Camp Upton

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of soldiers standing outside a military building at Camp Upton, built in 1917, doing dishes.

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Tracy Takes Off

Date: 1932 

Description: Spencer Tracy in "Sky Devils," Howard Hughes's silly World War I comedy. Tracy (center) and William Boyd play two inept stowaways who end up on a ship that...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about the pre-WWI peace movement by having students take a closer look at Julia Grace Wales

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A vintage German Gotha airplane brought to Hollywood by Howard Hughes for use in "Hell's Angels," together with members of the Caddo Company's film crew an...

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Joyeux Noel!

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier walking while carrying a child who is waving an American flag. The soldier is wearing a uniform and a campaign hat. Two childre...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A page of snapshots of Paris scenes and friends visiting Paris. Part of a scrapbook of photographs from Stevenson's service in World War I.

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