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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!...

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...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Display in the window of John J. Blied & Sons promoting victory gardens and featuring seed packets, hoes, and watering cans.

Date: 1917 

Description: United States Navy recruitment poster. Depicts a woman in a naval uniform.

Date: 1918-07-26 

Description: Panoramic view of enlisted men from district no. 2, readying to depart for Camp Taylor. Most are wearing suits and ties, and holding hats. The Dun Clothin...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington leaning against a log somewhere in France.

Poster

"Hunger"

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster urging citizens to eat less meat, wheat, fats and sugar in order to help fight starvation in Belgium....

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.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: War Poster "If You Can't Go Across With A Gun Come Across With Your Part Of The Red Cross War Fund." Depicts a man, woman, and child in the foreground, and...

Date: 1918 

Description: Neal Harrington was assigned to the American Expeditionary Forces in October 1918. He was sent to France with the 20th Engineering Corp as a 2nd lieutenant...

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: 1954-04-04 

Description: Three Madison men, all past commanders of the post (Togstad-Glenn Chapter 2), get together for the first time in 10 years at the installation. They are Mar...

Date: 1917-07-17 

Description: ROTC engineers, probably at Fort Sheridan, in training for trench construction. Victor Morris of Milwaukee, in whose wartime album this photograph appears,...

Poster

Halt the Hun!

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Third Liberty Loan series. Depicts a German soldier holding a firearm is standing above a crouching woman crad...

Photograph

Eating at the Front

Date: 1918 

Description: Infantry men receiving food in outpost, Front Line on Piave Front, Italy.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 10 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of people and automobiles gathered around a train station at a stop of the "Union Pacific Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign."

Map or Atlas

Sedition Map

Date: 1918 

Description: Removed from the "New York Sun," March 21, 1918. Shows "where disloyalty in Wisconsin chiefly centres." Shaded areas indicate regions of suspected pro-Germ...

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

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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