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Date: 1943 ca.

Description: View through storefront window of a woman and a man working in an International Harvester Company war production exhibit at the Labor Recruiting Office. Th...

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.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1956 

Description: Interior view of the Labor Recruiting Office of International Harvester's Indianapolis Works (factory). The office features models of military vehicles, Am...

Date: 1943 

Description: A factory worker uses a Tocco induction process machine at International Harvester Company's Tractor Works. The original caption reads, "Operator readies o...

Date: 1945-11 

Description: Lorraine Gray and Mrs. Mildred Lewis on the production line at the RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division of Ray-O-Vac located in the 1400 block o...

Date: 1942-04-16 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1943 

Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...

Photograph

Milton House Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...

Date: 1941-01-13 

Description: A group of new female factory workers receiving their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for making...

Date: 1945-07-26 

Description: Pfc. Glen Lindsey displays the fly traps he invented to trap thousands of flies in the Truax Field area.

Date: 1942 

Description: Panoramic view of what appears to be an incomplete factory building beside a completed building marked "1910". A car is parked in the grass on the right s...

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Description: Two campers kneel on a blanket on the ground, demonstrating bandaging. Several other campers are gathered around the blanket, some on the ground, some stan...

Date: 1941 

Description: West Pullman Works managers standing with a refrigerator produced for the U.S. Marines. Original caption reads: "International, self-contained, engine-driv...

Photograph

Waukesha CAP

Date:  date unknown

Description: Parade drill of the Waukesha County unit of the Civil Air Patrol. Because World War II ended general aviation, male and female pilots who were either too 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...

Photograph

Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

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

Date: 1944 

Description: Wartime poster advocating people to "Join the Victory Farm Volunteers." The poster features an illustration of a cargo ship and Army truck set against that...

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: U.S. Army Major Herbert Crecelius of the army chemical corps studying agricultural bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is in a lab coat...

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