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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: 1942-04 

Description: Three young girls (L to R), Beverly Peterson, Virginia Gullickson, and Joane Aaby, with an old iron bed donated for a W.W. II scrap drive during MacArthur...

Date: 1920 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...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Six women and one man take messages at the Truax Field Message Center, during World War II. Beatrice Lamoreux is sitting at the back table on the left side...

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Red Cross Workers

Date: 1942-09-21 

Description: Large group of Red Cross Workers seated at tables, preparing surgical dressings in the assembly room at the American Federation of State, County and Local...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this o...

Date: 1942-04-16 

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

Date: 1943-08-31 ca.

Description: Unidentified executive of the Consolidated Paper Company Plastics Division seated in a folding transport chair, produced as part of the company's war work.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Use WWI posters to learn more about WWI as well as the use of this media in building support for the war

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Gliders for the War

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Prototype glider floor turned on its side on two saw horses to be photographed. The glider was being developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidate...

Date: 1944-09-21 

Description: Eight high school students taking a few minutes off from their duties at Oscar Mayer and Company. From left: Kenneth Morrow, East High; Edward Wingen, East...

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Uncle Sam Plowing

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Description: Man wearing an Uncle Sam costume plowing with a team of horses for an agricultural extension demonstration. It is likely the event took place during World...

Date: 1942-10-15 

Description: CUNA (Credit Union National Association) truck with load of scrap at Malt House, 1603 Sherman Avenue, at the Yahara River bridge. On side of truck: "SCRAP...

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: 1942 

Description: Farmers unload scrap metal from a truck in the yard of Landaal Brothers, an International Harvester dealership. Dealer Charles Landaal is standing at left....

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1943 

Description: Army personnel pulling a 155mm howitzer with a International M-5 High Speed Prime Mover during a test or demonstration. Original caption reads: "This high...

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...

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Lightweight Chair

Date: 1943-11 

Description: Lightweight folding transport chair produced by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, Wisconsin Rapids, as part of the company's war develop...

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