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Date: 1917 

Description: World War I cook book featuring recipes low in sugar, wheat, and meat to accommodate wartime needs. Stamped on the front "Dane County Council of Defense, W...

Date: 1918 

Description: Interior pages of a wartime booklet produced by the Standard Detroit Tractor Company encouraging farmers to use tractors for efficiency and to increase the...

Date: 1946-05-21 

Description: Group portrait of members of the newly established Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the first of its kind on a...

Date: 1918-01 

Description: Mrs. William Bartlett of the Aviation Committee of the National Special Aid Society, examines metal objects donated by members to be sold to benefit Americ...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers play with a large push ball while others look on. The military buildings of the United States Naval Training Camp stand behind the spe...

Date: 1918-11-11 

Description: Elevated view from building of informal Armistice Day street parade at an intersection of the downtown area. They are celebrating the conclusion of the fir...

Photograph

Storm Snapshots

Date: 1917 

Description: A page of snapshots showing scenes at sea during a storm. Part of a scrapbook of photographs from Stevenson's service in World War I.

Photograph

World War I Veteran

Date: 1964 

Description: Congressman David Obey, Ben Riehle, a rural Marathon County WWI veteran, and two women pose for a photograph.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of a studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia posed sitting, wrapped in a blanket, and with a child on her back. She is wearing long...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of the 316th Regimental Band marching down a dirt road at Camp Meade, established in 1917, with soldiers training and military buildings in the back...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians Foster DeCorah and sons. Foster and son Robert served in Co. D of the 128th Infantry and were killed in WWI.

Photograph

Passage for Attack

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Description: Dirt stairs through the trench wall. Captioned: "Passages up which troops rush for an attack."

Date: 1917-09 ca.

Description: Khaki-covered Bibles being made by the American Bible Society for American fighters during World War I. The goal was one million testaments. All the worker...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Crated "U.S. Machine Gun Cart" outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Historical Essay

Milwaukee's Maverick Aviator

Milwaukee's William Mitchell went from a court-martial for insubordination to being widely understood to be the father of the modern U.S. Air Force.

Photograph

Hell's Angels Scene

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Scene at Caddo Field during the filming of "Hell's Angels," Howard Hughes' extravagant World War I aviation film. In this scene, the large vintage Gotha b...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Mrs. H. L. (Charlotte) Gerber, escorted by Earl Heath, prepares to place a wreath in honor of World War I dead during ceremonies at the South Hamilton Stre...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of a company inspection with the tops of tents drawn back. Cots and equipment are lined up outside the tents and men walk on either side of the dir...

Photograph

Tracy Takes Off

Date: 1932 

Description: Spencer Tracy in "Sky Devils," Howard Hughes's silly World War I comedy. Tracy (center) and William Boyd play two inept stowaways who end up on a ship that...

Date: 1919-02-10 

Description: Members of the 15th Regiment (Colored) of the New York National Guard arrive home as heroes. They earned the distinction of being the only regiment to neve...

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