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Photograph

Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.

Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Colonel Joseph W. Jackson, formerly of Madison, Wisconsin, and Williston, North Dakota, salutes a woman in civilian dress at Camp Lewis. Jackson was an of...

Date: 1916 

Description: Pearl White stands in front of a painted studio background, sword in hand, wearing the female version of a U.S. Army cavalry uniform.

Photograph

Cowboy Soldiers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Members of the U.S. Remount Service, all former cowboys, in training at Camp Lewis.

Historical Essay

Berger, Victor, 1860-1929

Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism

Learn about the man who was the symbol of Milwaukee Socialism. Read about his involvement in the newspaper business, politics, and his anti-war stance.

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 

Description: The short turn army escort wagon was produced by International Harvester for the U.S. Army from 1917 to 1918 and was developed primarily along the lines of...

Date: 1917-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the 8th Division Field Meeting at Camp Custer. Hundreds of soldiers in overcoats and hats with a wooden wall used for training visible in...

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 10 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of soldiers digging trenches, some holding shovels or pickaxes, at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

Date: 1918-05-27 

Description: A group of more than 70 draftees poses on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse on the day they left Baraboo for Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Most...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Camp Lewis, showing a pack train fitted out for a march.

Historical Essay

Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.

Photograph

A Company Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men in uniform walk down a dirt road with tents on either side, surrounded by trees.

Date: 1918 

Description: World War I equipment placed for inspection as photographed by Victor Morris at Camp Curtis.

Photograph

Company E

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the assembled military men of Company E and the military band on a town street. Others stand and observe behind the formation of soldiers. On t...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: French poster advertising loans for the war effort, sponsored by the Société Générale, a large French bank. Depicts a French soldier strangling the German...

Photograph

Camp Bowie

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Army soldiers stand at attention near the United States flag and their tents at Camp Bowie. Military buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1917-10-30 before

Description: Two-sided dinner card menu from the Blackstone Hotel for Meatless Tuesday ("Dishes containing beef, veal, mutton, lamb or pork will not be served to-day.")...

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