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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.

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...

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: 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...

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.

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...

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

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

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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...

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

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