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How a Senator From Wisconsin Created the Red Scare

Discover how a senator from Wisconsin named Joseph McCarthy created the climate of fear known as the "Red Scare."

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: Madison Marine Reserve staff Sgt. Frank J. Kasinski embraces his wife before boarding the train taking the reserve unit for active duty in Korea.

Date: 1964-11 

Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...

Date: 1950-11-04 

Description: Dick Brilliott, left, and John Hudson, co-chairmen of the Madison Youth Clothes-for-Korea drive, eye the piles of clothing lining the halls of the Madison...

Date: 1951-12-06 

Description: Pvt. Gregory Becker, Beaver Dam (left), leader of the forty-seven "Operation Badger" Air Force recruits, is presented with numerous gifts to present (inclu...

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Medical Evacuation

Date: 1951-11 

Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...

Date: 1951-12-06 

Description: Pvt. Tom Voigt, Ixonia (at right), one of forty-seven "Operation Badger" Air Force recruits sworn in at Madison, shakes hands with his father, Ray Voigt (r...

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Journalist John Prindle, left, conducts an on-the-street interview of T. B. Peterman, realtor, about his opinions on the Korean War.

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: A crowd gathers to watch the Madison marine reserve unit march down West Washington Avenue to board a train for duty in Korea.

Date: 1950-06-26 

Description: James H. Roberts, age 22, member of the 32nd Division Band, during on-the-street interview about the Korean War by Journalist John Prindle.

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Military Briefing

Date: 1951-11 

Description: Military personnel at an early morning briefing at the First Corps headquarters in Korea. American journalist Cecil Brown is seated next to the officer in...

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Journalist John Prindle, right, conducting an on-the-street interview with W. H. Kelly, a sporting goods dealer and Navy veteran, about his opinions on the...

Date: 1953-10-03 

Description: Former P.O.W. George R. Hansen poses for a photograph after a football game between Wisconsin and Marquette at Camp Randall. The game climaxed a day of hon...

Date: 1950-10-24 

Description: Corporal Albert Griffin, a soldier from Milwaukee wounded in the Korean War, stands with Governor Rennebohm at the freedom bell during ceremonies at the Wi...

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: Three members of the Madison marine reserve unit board a train for duty in Korea. From left to right are Capt. J. J. Warner, Capt. John Jensvold, and Lieut...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Factory worker holding an artillery shell manufactured at Malleable Iron Range Co.

Date: 1951-06-14 

Description: Volunteer nurses Mrs. J.W. Brown and Mrs. R.H. Olsen work at the year-old Red Cross Regional Blood Center in Madison.

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

Chapter 11 supplemental materials for the 4th grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.
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