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Date: 1918 

Description: Democracy (played by Douglas Fairbanks) punches Prussianism (Bull Montana) on the jaw in a promotional still from "Sic 'Em, Sam" a short silent film made f...

Date: 1942 

Description: Elevated view of a large metal scrap pile in an empty lot at the Kronquest Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. Billboards next to the...

Date: 1918 

Description: Original caption: "Mary Pickford getting tobacco and cigarets for the soldiers. In addition to supplying her own adopted contingents, Miss Pickford has sen...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

Date: 1918 

Description: Original caption: "Charles Ray in a Liberty Loan Film by courtesy Famous Players-Lasky Corporation and Thomas H. Ince. Distributed by the National Associat...

Date: 1944-09-07 

Description: H.S. Manchester's, Inc., window display promoting saving paper. Shows fake bomb falling on various ammunition with slogans "Get in the Scrap", "Here's Wher...

Date: 1944-03-13 

Description: Gordon Gunderson, State Supervisor, Office of Distribution, War Food Administration, watches as Corp. David Moul, Lodi, pins a citation on the lapel of Gor...

Date: 1942 

Description: Eight North Bright School pupils and teacher filling International truck and trailer with scrap metal collected for salvage drive during Governor Julius P....

Date: 1919-05 

Description: "For months Miss Storey has been driving a war ambulance in the streets of New York--a work no less valuable than handling one behind the Flanders lines. A...

Date: 1917-07 

Description: Machine gun training on the grounds of Peekskill Military Academy in New York during World War I. The training was part of a state-sponsored military inst...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Men working in a laboratory at an International Harvester factory producing aircraft torpedoes. Original caption reads: "All materials used in the torpedo...

Date: 1944-09-08 

Description: A large group of state employees are standing at long tables laden with items to be packed into Red Cross Christmas boxes for soldiers. The glassed in, la...

Date: 1941 

Description: A uniformed First Lieutenant and two TWA air hostesses sit inside an International D-15-M (Metro) truck sold to Czechoslovakian Relief for service with the...

Date: 1943 

Description: Men look on as a man drives an International truck on a test track. The truck may be a model designed for the U.S. military. The photograph may have been t...

Date: 1942-04-29 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards approaching trains. Men are walking across the tracks in the foreground at International Harvester's Quad-Cities Tank Ars...

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1943-12-17 

Description: Close-up of the glider being developed for the military by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company.

Date: 1944 

Description: Wartime poster advocating people to "Join the Victory Farm Volunteers," featuring an illustration of military planes flying over a man working with a Farma...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 2, "Uncle Sam." The poster features Uncle Sam pointing his thumb at the people working at machines behind him. The subti...

Date: 1945-01-10 

Description: Lorraine Gray in the storage room inspecting some of the more than 300,000 batteries made in one day at the RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Washington Yates Selleck was Wisconsin's military agent in Washington, D.C. during the Civil War. In this capacity...

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