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Photograph

Clearing Trenches

Date: 1917-06 

Description: British troops clear German trenches that were destroyed in battle in the Messine Ridge, Flanders.

Photograph

War Ruins

Date: 1917 

Description: Ruins of a French house. Captioned: "The first real ruins of the war that any of S.S.U. 12 ever saw. Our way to the front lead over the battlefield of th...

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A recruit receives inoculations from two men on the left at Camp Travis, named in 1917 after William B. Travis.

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Elevated view, perhaps from an American Cruiser, of warships leaving the base heading for the bombardment of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, New Guinea (pres...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of a sailor and an officer tying a reef knot on a United States Merchant Marine Training Ship. Other sailors observe and behind them, a flag waves...

Date: 1918-11-25 

Description: Verdun-Etain Road, about two weeks after the armistice, showing returning prisoners of war. This photograph was probably taken by Victor Morris, in whose w...

Date: 1917-07-01 

Description: View of a large group of people gathered for a Homecoming celebration. A young woman in the foreground is identified as Daisy Helen Hicken.

Photograph

Camp Upton

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An informal portrait of soldiers standing near their barracks. On the right, a soldier holds a dog. The barracks and other military buildings stand in th...

Date: 1918 

Description: The large service flag that honored all University of Wisconsin students who served during World War I on display in the Reading Room. The students themsel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison Cadet Corps during World War I working in a repair shop.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington leaning against a log somewhere in France.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait, presumably of Brad Robinson, his son and grandson. The eldest wears a badge of he Grand Army of the Republic, identifying him as a Civi...

Photograph

Eating at the Front

Date: 1918 

Description: Infantry men receiving food in outpost, Front Line on Piave Front, Italy.

Photograph

Red Cross Nurses

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Sisters Bettina (left) and Alice Jackson (right), wearing their World War I Red Cross uniforms.

Date:  

Description: A watercolor and pen drawing on an envelope from Frank and Delia King to their brother-in-law, Irwin Raymond Witthuhn, who was serving in France during Wor...

Date: 1947-01-27 

Description: Portrait of William E. Huntley, fireman for the Northwestern Railroad, present 7th ward city council representative and city council president. Huntley is...

Date: 1957-01-31 

Description: Four officers attend the Madison Chapter Military Order of World Wars cocktail and dinner party. They include, from left to right: Brig Gen Collin H. Ferri...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Cornelius L. (Neal) Harrington in a formal World War I portrait.

Postcard

WWI Pilot

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: John Kaminski of Milwaukee in his World War I pilot's uniform.

Photograph

Retreating Germans

Date: 1918-11-20 

Description: Victor Morris took this photograph of German troops leaving Ham, a French village on the Somme, nine days after the armistice. In accompanying notes, Morri...

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