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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On May 3, 1863, near Chancellorsville, Virginia, the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry is troubled by a new assistant surgeon with questionable skills.

Book or Pamphlet

23 - Young Angora Rabbits

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Young angora rabbits at the ages of 2, 4, 6, and 9 days old. Text on page says, "2 Tage alt", "4 Tage alt," "6 Tage alt," and "9 Tage alt."

Photograph

Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Book or Pamphlet

24 - Young Angora Rabbits

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Young angora rabbits at the age of 4 and 8 weeks old. Text on page says, "4 Wochen alt" and "8 Wochen alt."

Date: 1941 

Description: A job applicant interviews at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "Medium Caliber Artillery Gun Manufacture. H.E. Palmer, ind...

Date: 1944 

Description: Continental Transportation Lines, Inc. operating an International truck tractor on an urban highway. A bridge, houses and industrial buildings are in the b...

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: 1944-09-21 

Description: Eight high school students taking a few minutes off from their duties at Oscar Mayer and Company. From left: Kenneth Morrow, East High; Edward Wingen, East...

Date: 1941 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women from the Good Times Club holding up an afghan they made for the Red Cross. A group of women,...

Date: 1944-12-16 

Description: Women lined up along a sales counter at Manchester's Department Store to buy war bonds, while two clerks behind the counter ring up the sales.

Date: 1942-10-02 

Description: Railroad track layout and loading docks of the southwest corner of International Harvester's tank arsenal at International Harvester's Bettendorf Works (vi...

Date: 1945-12-20 

Description: Group of 15 women and six men attending a meeting at USO Service Club. The group is predominantly African Americans. Probably taken in First Unitarian So...

Date: 1941 

Description: Ruth Ellison, TWA hostess, looks into an an International D-15-M (Metro) truck converted into an ambulance and sold to Czechoslovakian Relief for service w...

Photograph

Milton House Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Milton House Inn. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodri...

Date: 1941-09-19 ca.

Description: Factory workers use a crane mounted on a truck to unload a transformer on the loading dock of International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption re...

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

Date: 1945-01-03 

Description: An ambulatory trainer which permits blind flying by instrument instruction by the Civil Air Patrol. Capt. E.D. Stanley is giving instructions given by tele...

Photograph

War Work

Date: 1943-10-12 

Description: Earl Otto, an executive of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper, takes a turn during the machine gun test of the laminate plastic panels being devel...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers on the assembly line (possibly at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works) with M-5-6 trucks. Original caption reads: "The trucks are the...

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