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Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

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Navy Recruits

Date: 1948-06-29 

Description: Five Madison recent high school graduates prior to traveling to Chicago for entrance into the U.S. Navy under the high school training program. From left a...

Date: 1945-02-28 

Description: Robert Doyle wrote a caption for this image although it was not published at that time, "Fita Fita guard turns out daily at 8:00 a.m. for color raising cer...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Lewis Arms poses in his Navy uniform holding a rifle on the day he graduated from the Great Lakes Naval Training Center.

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Sparky's Funeral

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Large group of U.S. Naval Training School (Radio) trainees, at the Van Hise dormitories, standing at the grave site of Sparky, with one man playing taps....

Photograph

The Fita Fita Band

Date: 1945-02-28 

Description: Robert Doyle wrote a caption for this image although it was not published at that time, "Fita Fita guard turns out daily at 8:00 a.m. for color raising cer...

Date: 1887 

Description: "Kearsarge and Alabama: Hauling Down the Flag." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co. of Boston.

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Description: One Naval student operates a telegraph while another student observes, listening with earphones, at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio). A typewriter is...

Date: 1941-12-07 

Description: A tug or utility boat in the foreground and a battleship sit in Pearl Harbor with smoke rising in the background from the Japanese attack.

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Surviving crew members of the USS "Franklin" watch an amateur vaudeville on their hanger deck, seven says after their disaster. The USS "Franklin" had mane...

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Seaman 2nd Class Jerry Burg (left) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Seaman 2nd Class Harold Dawson of Toledo, Ohio, man the plane spotting station on an Americ...

Date: 1945 

Description: Treasury Design, unknown title and number. The poster features three men holding up 150-dollars worth of bonds. The two men holding the bonds are in milita...

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...

Photograph

Navy Show

Date: 1944-01-17 

Description: A U.S. Navy sailor plays piano while another sailor leans on the piano awaiting his time to sing.

Date: 1945-07 

Description: Engagement photograph of Doris E. Neff and David V. Gibson Jr. He is in a Army Air Force uniform.

Date: 1942-05-10 

Description: USS "Peto" (SS-265), a Gato-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the peto, a sharp-nosed tropical fish of the mackerel family. "...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of sailors in uniform standing between the rows of barracks of the United States Naval Training Station.

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Description: Several groups of Naval students operate radios while an officer looks on at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).

Date: 1945-07-29 

Description: Robert Doyle poses with two other journalists and a ship's captain on the deck while aboard an escort carrier near Japan. Identified (left to right) are Al...

Date: 1951-03-27 

Description: Elevated view of Madison's Organized Surface Division 9-212, naval reserves, being inspected at the naval reserve training center, located at 1046 East Was...

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