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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe
Description: Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun on display. A sign on the right identifies it as a 20mm anti-aircraft gun manufactured by the Pontiac Motor 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...
Description: Lula Lawrence, lsft, and Esther Gunderson combing hemp fibers. In the background two women sort hemp fiber bundles for rope and cordage during World War I...
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,...
Description: National Housing Agency Design No. 2, "Convert Extra Space." The poster features a well-kept suburban home with a flagpole emerging from the garden. To the...
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: 1943 ca.
Description: Female angora rabbit, with the words, "Die Häsin".
Date: 1943-01-13 ca.
Description: A factory worker uses an oxy-acetylene torch to fit a copper tube in the production of an aircraft torpedo. He is wearing an International Harvester Compan...
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Description: Several groups of Naval students operate radios while an officer looks on at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).
Description: War Manpower Commission Design No. 7, "Metal Miner." The poster features a man in a cave with mining equipment. At center bottom of the poster the audience...
Description: Angora rabbits in fenced area outdoors, with buildings in the background. The sign on one of the buildings has the words, "Angora-Kaninchen-Zuchstation".
Date: 1942-10-27 ca.
Description: Interior of what appears to be International Harvester's Bettendorf Tank Arsenal (factory).
Description: A group of civilian workers from Port Hueneme exit an International trailer used in transportation to and from the naval base. The original caption reads,...
Description: Lightweight folding transport chair produced by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, Wisconsin Rapids, as part of the company's war develop...
Description: Adult and young angora rabbits sitting in their hutches.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Construction site showing an additional to an International Harvester factory, probably the company's Bettendorf Tank Arsenal.
Description: Glider floor constructed of a paper-based plastic laminate manufactured by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids during...
Description: World War II poster of a bloody dagger with the text, "Remember... and they will stall our production too. If they can." The advertisement was printed fo...
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