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Date: 1943 

Description: Two women stand behind a display showing International Harvester's Christmas gifts for it's male and female employees in the armed forces. The women's gift...

Date: 1944 

Description: Men and women look at an International Harvester Company display featuring illustrations, posters, and machinery parts used in wartime work. The text in th...

Date: 1943-01 ca.

Description: Robert Doyle emerges from a captured Japanese pillbox at Buna, New Guinea, (present day Papua New Guinea). The pillbox is built of dirt, logs and foliage.

Date: 1944 

Description: U.S. Marines use an International TD-9 diesel TracTracTor (crawler tractor) with a Bucyrus Erie shovel on an LCM (Landing Craft, Materiel) at Roi during th...

Date: 1942 

Description: Exterior of the Sperstad Hardware and Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. Two Deep Rock Gasoline pumps are near the front entrance. T...

Date: 1945-07-12 

Description: Mrs. T.H. Soehle with various items from Germany which her son, Corporal Theodore Soehle, Jr., a military police officer in France, sent home.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

Photograph

Hospital Ship

Date: 1945-04 

Description: Elevated view of a newly commissioned hospital ship, the USS "Bountiful", in the Ulithi Harbor. The ship was previously called the USS "Henderson" and was...

Book or Pamphlet

25 - Four Angora Rabbits

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Four angora rabbits eating in a wood hutch, with the words, "Tiere im Stall".

Date: 1944 

Description: U.S. Marines using an International Harvester TracTracTor to transport supplies through muddy soil. Original caption reads: "Soil, principally sandy-mud, a...

Date: 1944-06-24 

Description: Strength test being performed by an employee of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company. The company developed a number of laminated plast...

Date: 1944-11-24 

Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

Date: 1943 

Description: Workers on an assembly line at an International Harvester factory. The original caption reads: "assembling 57mm gun carriages."

Date: 1944 

Description: Office of War Information Design No. 2, "Crop Emergency." The poster features a newspaper theme. The newspaper title is "The American Appeal." The main art...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works inspecting 37-millimeter shells.

Book or Pamphlet

26 - Three Angora Rabbits

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Three angora rabbits sitting in their wood hutches.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Rabbit hutches at Stutthof concentration camp in Poland.

Photograph

"Tractorette" Group

Date: 1942 

Description: A group of participants in the "Tractorette" program gathers around a Farmall tractor operated by Fred R. Walkley, proprietor of Walkley Farm Equipment Com...

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Rubble and destruction in Brest, France. A few trees and a sign are still standing. Bombed-out buildings are in the background. Robert Doyle's caption read...

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