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Date: 1919-05-21 

Description: Elevated view of street entertainment, with crowds, dancing and band concert to welcome home Wisconsin National Guard, 3d Regiment, Company H, after servic...

Date: 1947-11-11 

Description: Armistice Day ceremony with Mrs. Ella M. Bresee, representing the Grand Army of the Republic and the Daughters of 1812, shown placing a wreath at the cenot...

Date: 1951-02-15 

Description: The Dane County 40 and 8 Chapter Number 684 World War I veterans group presents its annual contributions to four county child welfare programs. Left to rig...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A row of sailors stand in the barracks by their belongings for a clothing inspection. An officer stands on the left.

Historical Essay

The Story of Memorial Day

Celebrations of Memorial Day Throughout History

Discover the history of Memorial Day celebrations in Wisconsin.

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: A group of three soldiers are standing in front of a tent and posing for a portrait. Caption reads: "Vaux Varennes. Shorty More, our artist, Shorty Samuels...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising illustration promoting the use of tractors and engine power over horses and horse-drawn implements. Shows Uncle Sam writing the words "Modern I...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Pictured here are four of the women who joined the work force at the Four Wheel Drive Company in Clintonville in order to build trucks for the American and...

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: 1919 

Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...

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: 1961-07-15 

Description: The 32nd National Guard Division band plays at the State Disabled American Veterans (DAV) plaque dedication ceremony on the State Capitol grounds as part o...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Two soldiers carrying an injured man through the trenches. Caption reads: "Brancardiers [stretcher-bearers] carrying in a wounded pirla."

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of men preparing and serving food from the kitchen tent. A sign above the group of men reads, "Keep out of kitchen and don't use kitchen utensils."

Date: 1915 

Description: In a dramatic scene still from the silent film "The Battle Cry of Peace," Charley Harrison (left, played by James Morrison) and John Harrison (right, playe...

Date: 1947-11-11 

Description: Armistice Day ceremony, looking down State Street, with a drum and bugle corps on the left and other veterans in uniform standing at attention near the cen...

Date: 1918-07-16 

Description: Elevated view of the departure of the drafted soldiers at the Menomonie railroad station, with a crowd present to see them off.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Poster featuring a drawing of a woman scraping pits from fruit into a barrel.

Photograph

Camp Logan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of hores-drawn artillery and wagons. The man leading the artillery drill carries a flag.

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: A trench dedicated to Prince Eitel of Prussia who was the son of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany.

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