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Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Kaiser Wilhelm II with Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff, commanders on the World War I western front, planning military strategy.

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Description: Medical personnel load a wounded Prussian into an ambulance. Captioned: "A wounded Prussian being loaded in my car for evacuation. He was shot just under h...

Date: 1917-10 ca.

Description: Poster commissioned by the Rememberance League for an October, 1917, exhibition on German war crimes in France. Poster image shows a drawing of a German so...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The newspaper articles, photos, and letters in this section are samples of the rampant anti-German hysteria in Wisconsin during World War I

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

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

Read about opposition to and participation in World War I before and during American involvement, as well as anti-German sentiment in Wisconsin.

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

Photograph

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...

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...

Date: 1917-05-23 

Description: Unnaturalized Germans registering as enemy aliens at the New York Federal Building. Registration was necessary for them to be able to travel within the va...

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.
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