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Date: 1943 

Description: Side view of six women sitting on a torpedo placed on a rolling cart at an International Harvester factory. Another woman woman stands to the side with her...

Date: 1942 

Description: Three men stand near a trailer while weighing in a load of scrap iron brought from a farm by William Gory (at far right). At left is Jim Barrett, manager o...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers packing M-5-6 trucks into crates, possibly at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. Original caption reads: "The trucks in the assembl...

Date: 1942-08-17 

Description: State female employees making surgical dressings / bandages for the American Red Cross in the Wisconsin State Employees Association building, 448 W. Washin...

Date: 1918 

Description: Poster featuring a cartoon panel depicting Uncle Sam firing a cannon labeled: "American Industry" to send supplies across the Atlantic towards people stand...

Date: 1945-05-23 

Description: Window display at Wolff Kubly & Hirsig, 17 South Pinckney Street, with post-war appliances including products by Vollrath, Filter Queen, West Bend, General...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Men cleaning and washing angora rabbit hutches.

Date: 1943-08-19 

Description: Photograph of work done by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids in the development of paper-based plastic laminate duri...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Construction site showing an additional to an International Harvester factory, probably the company's Bettendorf Tank Arsenal.

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: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack an International M-5-6 truck into a crate, possibly at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. Original caption reads: "The trucks...

Hero of the Confederacy

Discover the story of Belle Boyd, the celebrity Civil War spy who died while performing in the Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Poster showing inside of shipping manufacturer depicting men working near a ship in drydock. Along the bottom it says: "On The Job For Victory / United Sta...

Photograph

Gliders for the War

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Employees of the Consolidated Paper Company Plastics Division constructing the floors of lightweight gliders to be used by the military.

Book or Pamphlet

32 - Angora Rabbits Outdoors

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Angora rabbits in fenced area outdoors, with the words, "Tiere im Auslauf".

Brief history of the General Motors plant in Janesville.

Date: 1945-10-04 

Description: Madison Building and Construction Trades workers on the job at the Hoofer Glass Co. take time out to sign their pledge cards for one day's pay to the Madis...

Photograph

Bernhard Mautz

Date: 1944-09-27 

Description: Bernhard "Bernie" Mautz, president, general manager, and founder of the Mautz Paint and Varnish Company, at his desk. Mr. Mautz was chairman of Madison's...

Date: 1942 

Description: A woman uses an International Model A tractor to mow grass on the side of a hill at Camp Pendleton. In the background is an encampment of tents set up at t...

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