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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: 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...

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Cowboy Soldiers

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of tables set in the mess hall at United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Two men sit at a table on the left, and windows line the walls.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of two rows of soldiers by their cots with equipment on top and tents with their tops drawn back during a company inspection.

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors eating at long tables under the pines at a U.S. Naval Training Camp. Decorative flags wave above them.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

In this lesson students will examine the letter of John Cronk to learn more about Camp Randall and the role Wisconsin played in the Civil War

Date: 1942-12 

Description: Trainees at Rio Hato Infantry Artillery School, Panama, gathered around a wooden bridge they are rigging with dynamite charges. The men are wearing fatigue...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors rowing ten boats toward the shore during a drill at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon.

Photograph

Camp Vail

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of early twentieth century United States Army airplanes on an air field at Camp Vail, named in 1909. One plane flies overhead, and a man is seen st...

Date: 1942 

Description: Eight officers assigned to train the "Harvester Battalion" stand in a line in a field for a group portrait. In the background is a row of numbers. The men...

Date: 1943-02-10 

Description: Robert Doyle interviews Private Floyd Flayter, (shirtless) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin at a training ground somewhere in Australia. A firearm is laying on the...

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of a motor truck train at Camp Travis, named in 1917. The driver sits in the first truck while another man stands beside him.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard Light Horse Squadron, Troop A standing in a row. Three women and one man, visitors to Camp Douglas, stand facing th...

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...

Photograph

New Army Recruits

Date: 1917-09-13 

Description: New army recruits still in their civilian clothes arriving at an unidentified World War I training camp. Many barracks, some still under construction, are...

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Date: 1963-07 

Description: A view of special forces training taken by freelance photographer Dickey Chapelle inside a C-47 transport plane. The photograph shows the preparations for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of three boats during a boat drill at the Naval Station Newport, established in 1883. They row past the shore on which other formations of sailors...

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