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Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: High-ranking German Naval Officers arriving at the prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Allied soldiers are standing guard an...

Photograph

Two Prisoners

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Two prisoners sitting outdoors at their prison camp. Captioned: "Boche prisoners at Saint Hilaire."

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: A work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp marching to trucks to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Illinois Memorial at Andersonville National Cemetery. A bronze sculpture depicting Columbia, Youth and a Maiden is mounte...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A heavily retouched photographic view of Libby Prison. This view shows tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Elevated view of a work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp marching to a truck to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "South End and Sink" woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1864-08-17 

Description: View of tents at Andersonville Prison, officially known as Camp Sumter in Georgia.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Indiana Monument at the Andersonville National Cemetery. The monument was made of Montello granite at a cost of $10,000 i...

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Using photographs and accounts, students will learn about German POW camps in the United States and Japanese American internment

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Libby Prison

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Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Groups of Nazi prisoners are being guarded by Allied soldiers.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoners of war line up for inspection outside their barracks before going to work at a local cannery.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Help students to look at the wartime issues of work, production and conservation in their hometown
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