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Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1961 

Description: Elevated view of Keukacham village, Laos. Three soldiers stand talking in the foreground by a large, open, white tent. In the background is a rubble pile,...

Date: 1954-04-26 

Description: Group portrait of Mary Dushan surrounded by her four children. They are, clockwise from upper left, Andy, 7, Joseph Jr., 9 1/2, Jimmy, 4, and Patrica Ann,...

Date: 1943-08-16 

Description: Five indigenous workers balance on timbers while building the framing for a roof on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New G...

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Two Wisconsin servicemen, Lieutenant Colonel Harvey W. Storm of Merrill and Private First Class Dorrison Buros of Viroqua, look at a notebook at the milita...

Date: 1942-11-10 

Description: Without nails, wire or rope, indigenous men build a large structure for an American hospital unit headed by Major Stanley Hollenbeck of Milwaukee, Wisconsi...

Date: 1917-09-07 ca.

Description: Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic at Camp Randall, members of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (the mostly Scandinavian unit commanded by Colo...

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Pilot Staff Sergeant James P. Baldwin of Houston, Texas, poses standing with his Piper Cub at the Saidor Airstrip, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea...

Photograph

Engineer Sawmill

Date: 1943-08-22 

Description: The sawmill for the engineers at the military camp on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The soldiers are just...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: The camp construction executive and workers gather to pose for a group portrait in Panama. The executive is seated in a chair and the workers are gathered...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A rough sketch of Camp Judas, the 12th Regiment's first bivouac under Colonel George E. Bryant.

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: 1944-02-03 

Description: Artillerymen prepare to leave their camp in Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea) on a patrol that would last several days. They were to search...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing a military camp with three soldiers standing together gazing at the Christmas star. Two tents are pitched under two trees on the shore...

Date: 1943-01-07 ca.

Description: Text attached to a print made from the negative reads, "This photo of me with a Papuan native carrier was made near Buna early in January. This fellow with...

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Date: 1944-01-17 

Description: Eight soldiers from Wisconsin pose with a captured Japanese gun. It may be a Japanese 12.7-mm (Fixed Mount) Aircraft Machine Gun. The soldiers were station...

Photograph

Boys Peeling Yams

Date: 1943-08-12 

Description: Two indigenous boys peel yams on Kiriwina Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Date: 1961-05 ca.

Description: Close-up of a meal for Colonel Bouchon's Lao infantrymen in the Luang Prabang vicinity, Laos. A man's arm is visible placing a tomato on one of a number of...

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