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Rolling Bandages

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: Two members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School roll bandages with the help of a crank-operated machine. Part of their training involved the pre...

Photograph

Two Soldiers

Date: 1943-08-29 

Description: Two Wisconsin cousins, (left) Corporal Englund Johnson, bomber waist gunner, of Park Falls and (right) Sergeant Donald Englund, airplane engine mechanic, o...

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Lieut. Theordore Haspell is shown receiving four gold stars from Capt. J.E. Hurff, University of Wisconsin professor of naval science and tactics. The star...

Book or Pamphlet

26 - Three Angora Rabbits

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Three angora rabbits sitting in their wood hutches.

Date: 1945-02-12 

Description: Volunteer Mrs. F.F. (Louise) Bowman, Jr., seated at the information desk at Dane County Red Cross Headquarters, 315 North Carroll Street, is assisting Tech...

Date: 1941-12-07 

Description: Sailors clear the stern of the battleship USS West Virginia in berth F-6 at Pearl Harbor, most likely after it was hit by at least a few of the 7 to...

Photograph

War Correspondents

Date: 1943-08-31 

Description: Group portrait of war correspondents at Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Robert Doyle is in the center.

Date: 1944 

Description: Wartime poster advocating people to "Join the Victory Farm Volunteers." The poster features an illustration of Naval officers loading a cannon above an ill...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Adult and young angora rabbits sitting in their hutches.

Book or Pamphlet

33 - Angora Rabbits Outdoors

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Angora rabbits in fenced area outdoors, with buildings in the background. The sign on one of the buildings has the words, "Angora-Kaninchen-Zuchstation".

Date: 1942-06 

Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of Robert Doyle, dressed in his uniform. This image was published with some of his articles in the Milwaukee Journal

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker Joan Harris sits at a workspace to inspect a 20mm cannon bolt body part at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Tools are on the table...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Women's coveralls worn by Teresa Kuykendall while working in a factory in Beloit, Wisconsin during World War II. (Museum object #2007.92.1)

Photograph

USS Shaw Exploding

Date: 1941-12-07 

Description: The forward magazines of the USS Shaw exploding after a Japanese bomb set the fore aflame as it sat in dock at Pearl Harbor. The midships and stern of the...

Date: 1942 

Description: Advertising poster encouraging citizens to salvage their scrap metals for the war. Features an illustration of a scrap metal "man" hitch-hiking a ride from...

Date: 1947-11-04 

Description: Dr. William S. Middleton receiving the Distinguished Service Medal from Major General Edwin P. Parker for outstanding service with the Army Medical Corps i...

Date: 1943-09-04 

Description: War correspondents in Port Moresby wait in the back of a jeep the night before a paratroop landing near Lae, a Japanese-held airfield in New Guinea (presen...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: One member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps class demonstrates the method of treating a leg injury while fellow classmen look on and make notes. The...

Photograph

Rubber Glove Rack

Date: 1943-12-05 

Description: Three Wisconsin women and a man pose in front of a building. In the foreground is a rack holding rubber gloves. Names, left to right, are Lieutenant Kathle...

Photograph

V-J Day Celebration

Date: 1945-08-15 

Description: Three women with noise makers. V-J Day celebration August 15, 1945, the day on which the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World Wa...

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