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Historical Essay

Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965

Female War Correspondent

Read about the Wisconsin born photojournalist who was one of the first female war correspondents. This article contains a link containing her photography.

Date: 1951-10 

Description: Photograph of a framed painting by Ben Stahl titled "Corporal Red Cloud's Last Stand." It was painted especially for "Esquire" magazine and honored Mitchel...

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: 1950-09-06 

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: 1950-06-27 

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

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'

Photograph

Turner Family

Date: 1953-09-09 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Turner, Richland Center farmers, stand by the steps of a Northwest Orient airliner with their daughter, Mrs. Chester Hall. The Turners...

Date: 1954-01-28 

Description: University of Wisconsin sports alumni and professional baseball players "Red" Wilson and Harvey Kuenn take a tour through the Veterans Hospital, talking an...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Men and women employed by Malleable Iron Range Co. making artillery shells to be used in the Korean War.

Date: 1997 

Description: Visitors at the dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial of Wisconsin.

Date: 1951-10-09 

Description: The Distinguished Service Cross for heroism was given posthumously to Capt. Robert Walker, Lancaster, who was killed as the result of heroic action near Sa...

Photograph

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: 1954-01-28 

Description: Robert (Red) Wilson (left), one of Wisconsin's all-time football and baseball greats and a catcher for the Chicago White Sox, acts as catcher behind bat ho...

Date: 1953-06 

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

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: Marine Pfc. Russell J. Seldal, a member of the Madison marine reserve unit being sent to Korea, holds his daughter Elaine while his wife, Betty, holds thei...

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Elizabeth Woods, mother of an 18 year old son, during an on-the-street interview about the Korean War by journalist John E. Prindle.

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...

Read about the Cold War, the Korean War, and the rise of the anti-communist movement in the 1950s spearheaded by Joseph McCarthy.

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...

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...

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