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Date: 1942 

Description: Two men stand outdoors by a pile of scrap metal intended for donation to the war effort at the Chapman and Follmer International Harvester dealership. A ro...

Photograph

Warplane Nose Art

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: A warplane with nose art depicting a flying woman in the "pin-up style," at an airbase near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). She is...

Date: 1943-12-21 

Description: Technical Sergeant Leonard Stoltz (left) and Technical Sergeant Warren Fuhrman (right), both of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, relax in front of a tent at a base in...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 5, "Uncle Sam." The poster features Uncle Sam pointing toward the audience. The subtitle below the main caption reads: "...

Date: 1942 

Description: Two men assemble a patriotic display consisting of International machinery, a T-9 Tractractor (crawler tractor), a cannon, coils of barbed wire, signs, and...

Brief history of the Four-Wheel Drive Auto Company.

Historical Essay

Jews in Wisconsin

Brief history of Jews in Wisconsin.

Date: 1943 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 4, "Women at Work." The poster features a crowd of women in various work uniforms lined up along the left border. The su...

Date: 1944-09-09 

Description: Lois Wiessinger, Michael Mack, and Harold Stone, state employees, filled 21,600 Christmas packages to be sent by the American Red Cross to hospitalized ser...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Captain Joseph R. McCarthy (center), with two unidentified Marines, somewhere in the Pacific.

Date: 1944-02-24 

Description: Nine Air Scouts (Boy Scouts) and their leader, Ernfred Romare. Back row, left to right are Keith Pope, Fred Peterson, Bill Harks, Francis Dirienzo, and Tom...

Date: 1944 

Description: Dorothy Mosher climbing into a biplane. She wears leather pants and jacket.

Photograph

Rex Bar Interior

Date: 1944-08-26 

Description: Interior of Rex Bar, 546 West Washington Avenue with three bartenders and patrons, including two men in uniform sitting at the bar.

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Seaman 2nd Class Jerry Burg (left) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Seaman 2nd Class Harold Dawson of Toledo, Ohio, man the plane spotting station on an Americ...

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...

Photograph

Nurse in Scrub Room

Date: 1945-03 

Description: United States Army nurse, Ann T. Hyland, is washing her hands in the 148th General Hospital's scrub room. Hyland is wearing a white cloth around her hair,...

Date: 1945-03-07 

Description: Ruth Nelson, Red Cross motor corps volunteer, and the Red Cross display in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. Display features contents of the prisoner-...

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: Factory workers pull equipment with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor), most likely at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original captio...

Photograph

Kenneth Strauss

Date: 1944-09-08 

Description: Portrait of Kenneth Strauss, chief gunners mate with the US Navy, on leave with his parents. Strauss is a former employee of the Wisconsin State Journal, a...

Photograph

Laughing Marine

Date: 1945-04-05 

Description: Soldier L. Heims, seated outdoors on the back of a loaded vehicle, smiling broadly while reading a letter. Other smiling soldiers are in the background.

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