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Date: 1917 

Description: War Savings Stamps poster featuring an eagle crushing enemy planes. At the top of the poster is written: "Keep Him Free" and at the bottom: "Buy War Savin...

Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

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: 1919 ca.

Description: Parade celebrating the return of the 32nd Division after World War I.

Historical Essay

Berger, Victor, 1860-1929

Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism

Learn about the man who was the symbol of Milwaukee Socialism. Read about his involvement in the newspaper business, politics, and his anti-war stance.

Photograph

Camp Upton

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An informal portrait of soldiers standing near their barracks. On the right, a soldier holds a dog. The barracks and other military buildings stand in th...

Date: 1918-10-15 

Description: Billets of the officers of the 310th Engineers at Mouilly, France, about a month before the armistice. They are identified as Barney Berssenbrugge, Fred Bo...

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of men, with a few women and children, gathered around a passenger train on a stop of the Union Pacific Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait, presumably of Brad Robinson, his son and grandson. The eldest wears a badge of he Grand Army of the Republic, identifying him as a Civi...

Date: 1918-12 

Description: Post Office advertising the sale of War Savings Stamps.

Date: 1944-08-03 

Description: Portrait of Dr. Alanson H. Edgerton, a professor of guidance and director of guidance at the University of Wisconsin. His special interests lie in the stud...

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: 1918-05-27 

Description: A group of more than 70 draftees poses on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse on the day they left Baraboo for Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Most...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pleasant Plains Memorial statue honoring the soldiers from the fifth ward who fought in World War II. The bronze statue of a woman holding a palm and...

Historical Essay

Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.

Photograph

Camp Logan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four solders stand before two flags and their tents. The soldier on the left holds a rifle.

Photograph

Wartime Salvage

Date: 1918-10 

Description: While engaged in road construction near Aubreville, France, the 310th Engineers came upon this scene and helped themselves. Photographer Victor Morris labe...

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...

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!...

Date: 1917-10-30 before

Description: Two-sided dinner card menu from the Blackstone Hotel for Meatless Tuesday ("Dishes containing beef, veal, mutton, lamb or pork will not be served to-day.")...

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