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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: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at their stations inside Bay #2 at International Harvester's Quad Cities Tank Arsenal.

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read a letter from an anonymous writer in the 5th Wisconsin Infantry that applauds the positive impact of women in the army.

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Two women process hemp fibers at the DeForest hemp mill during World War II.

Date: 1944 

Description: Seabees at Camp Rousseau train to use an International TD-18 diesel crawler tractor (TracTracTor) equipped with a bulldozer. Various vehicles and machinery...

Date: 1942 

Description: Organization board of tank assembly lines at International Harvester's Quad Cities Tank Arsenal.

Date: 1945 

Description: German Prisoner of War stationed in Wisconsin Rapids working on the A.E. Bennett and Sons Cranberry Marsh. He is spraying the cranberry crop with either an...

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Junior Fair

Date: 1944-08-19 before

Description: Premium list for the 1944 Junior Fair, the 7th such event designed for young people ages 12-21, made a strong graphic and intellectual link between victory...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The shel...

Date: 1944 

Description: International Harvester calendar showing a woman sitting in the seat of a tractor with the image of soldiers eating in the clouds above. A caption reads "I...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Storefront war products exhibit at International Harvester's Indianapolis Works. A sign on the window reads: "Mud pies. Today is serious business! This fou...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Female factory workers inspect ball bearings at an International Harvester factory. The factory produced aerial torpedoes for the U.S. Military.

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Date: 1944-05-25 

Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1943 

Description: Two women stand behind a display showing International Harvester's Christmas gifts for it's male and female employees in the armed forces. The women's gift...

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: 1944-10-06 

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...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker wearing saftey goggles and welding a shell casing at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell...

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