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Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...

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...

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of women gathered at a church for a lecture regarding 4-H Clubs. The lecture was held in conjunction with the Union Pacific Nebraska Farm Preparednes...

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Armistice Day Rites

Date: 1949-11-11 

Description: A community service to observe Armistice Day at the State Street's entrance to the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Flag bearers and a crowd of people s...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of hundreds of people, possibly factory workers, gathered to hear speeches outside International Harvester's Deering(?) Works. The event appe...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a young girl looking at herself in the mirror. She is wearing a white dress with a green sash, white stockings, black shoes and a militar...

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.

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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: 1917 

Description: Group of men gathered with automobiles across the street from a hotel, small cafe and other town buildings. The men are gathering for an event associated w...

Date: 1957-01-31 

Description: Four guests at the Madison Chapter Military Order of the World War cocktail and dinner party include, from left to right: Capt. Leslie K. Pollard, Col. Pau...

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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...

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: 1951-02-15 

Description: The Dane County 40 and 8 Chapter Number 684 World War I veterans group presents its annual contributions to four county child welfare programs. Left to rig...

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Description: Holiday card with a uniformed nurse standing under mistletoe, while a soldier and a sailor are walking towards her, presumably to kiss her. Inside a red bo...

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Wartime Radio Class

Date: 1918 

Description: In preparation for military service, young men at the University of Wisconsin study radio operations.

Date: 1918-04-17 

Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...

Date: 1915 

Description: In a dramatic scene still from the silent film "The Battle Cry of Peace," Charley Harrison (left, played by James Morrison) and John Harrison (right, playe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man poses while wearing a gas mask. His hat is on his arm and he holds a pack in his hands with the strap around his neck. He appears to be wearing a mil...

Date: 1918 

Description: Philip La Follette (right), doing paperwork while in the Army during the First World War, 1918. He was a Second Lieutenant infantry instructor in Oklahoma.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of sailors sit in a sailboat while others steer during a sailboat and steering drill at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Others observe th...

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