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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: 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...

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

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...

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: 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: 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...

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.

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: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, at the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, "Operation Inland Seas." She is holding her camera and there is a tank in the bac...

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: 1950-06-27 

Description: Journalist John Prindle, left, doing an on-the-street interview with Conrad Druse, veteran and University of Wisconsin graduate student, about his opinions...

Date: 1954-02-22 

Description: Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy laughs in a posed photograph in which he holds a UPI news photograph of a British POW in Korea who denounced his citiz...

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

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: 1997 

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

Photograph

Navy Fighters

Date: 1951-10-10 

Description: Two Banshee jet fighters from the carrier Essex in search of targets in the North Korean sector.

Date: 1951-12-06 

Description: Mayor George Forster, far left, looks on as Col. Robert D. Montagne of General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, also at left, administers the oath of enlistment...

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