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Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Mizell "Whitey" Platt, left, and Walter Millies, right, who were members of the Madison Blues, in the Three-I League, later part of the Great Lakes Bluejac...


V-J Day Celebration

Date: 1945-08-15 

Description: Crowd with two sailors hugging each other. Sailor with his back to the camera is Seabee B. O. Pledger; other sailor is unknown. They are celebrating V-J D...

Date: 1957-11 

Description: Uniformed sailors gathered on the deck of the U.S.S. Wisconsin during decommissioning ceremonies.

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: In 1934 and 1935 the most famous battery in baseball was owned by the Detroit Tigers, Lynwood "Schoolboy" Rowe pitching and Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochran...

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: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...

Date: 1944-01-02 

Description: Seaman First Class Thomas Veater (shirtless) of Louzerne, Pennsylvania, on a LST (Landing Ship, Tank) after the landing at Saidor, New Guinea (present day...

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.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors in boats going toward the docks during a drill at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Boat houses are seen on the shore.


Description: Naval students operate a radio while an officer looks on at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).


Jimmy Hanson

Date: 1944-05-12 

Description: Portrait of Boatswain mate first class Jimmy Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Hanson, 1215 Buckeye Road. The article in which the photograph appears, details...

Date: 1950-08-14 

Description: Portrait of Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, U. S. Navy, in Madison for the unveiling of a scale model of the USS Wisconsin battleship.

Date: 1921 

Description: Two seamen, Matt Peasley (played by Thomas Meighan) and Murphy (Hugh Cameron), stand in a San Francisco street with their seabags at their feet in a public...

Date: 1951-12-04 

Description: Navy Radioman Burton Fischer is shown on a cot as he donates blood during a blood drive for naval reservists from the naval reserve training center. At lef...

Map or Atlas

United States Map

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Map reads "Our Country" which is accompanied by a sailor with a flag to the left and workers rejoicing under the Constitution and Laws to the right. Across...

Date: 1946 

Description: A portrait of Lewis Arms in uniform after he was discharged from the Navy.

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Crowd of Navy men and women in the stands watching the Madison-area amateur baseball all-stars in a game against the Navy's Great Lakes Bluejackets at Bree...


Robert Doyle

Date: 1945 

Description: Robert Doyle, Journal war correspondent, took his wire recorder aboard the battleship Wisconsin while it was part of Admiral Halsey's 3rd fleet off...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Nathan Strong Park, an recreation area set aside in 1848. The park features a Volunteer Soldiers and Sailors Monument, topped with a soldier holdi...

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