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Photograph

Navy Bus

Date: 1944 

Description: Men in Navy uniforms enter an International bus marked "U.S. Navy." Men sitting in the bus are leaning out the windows on the right side. There is a long b...

Photograph

Wounded Marine

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent". Fenton survived the inj...

Date: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a confrontation between U.S. Navy sailors who are defending the honor of the American flag and British soldiers. “Written...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A row of sailors stand in the barracks by their belongings for a clothing inspection. An officer stands on the left.

Date: 1944-12-26 

Description: Commander Leslie K. Pollard and six honor students from the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio), Division #40, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pose for a g...

Photograph

William M. Nelson

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William M. Nelson of Racine, Wisconsin. In November 1863 he was assigned to the river gunboat U.S. Carondelet during...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Terrific Engagement between the 'Monitor' and 'Merrimac.'" Battle scene of the Civil War battle produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Smal...

Date: 1945-05 ca.

Description: An outdoor concert for Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and his staff at CinCPac/CinCPOA Advanced Headquarters on Guam. Admiral Nimitz is 3rd from the right...

Photograph

The "Lamora"

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Men and sailors on board the large cabin cruiser "Lamora" at dock on Lake Superior.

Date: 1946 

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

Photograph

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: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of sailors sit in a sailboat while others steer during a sailboat and steering drill at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Others observe th...

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.

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.

Photograph

U.S. Navy Veteran

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly Milwaukee veteran of the U.S. Navy salutes.

Date: 1945-05 ca.

Description: The audience laughs or sings at an outdoor concert for Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and his staff at CinCPac/CinCPOA Advanced Headquarters on Guam. Admi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1918-05-21 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...

Date: 1952-06-17 

Description: Mrs. Mary Ellen Fletcher used an inheritance to fly her mother and father in-laws from Birmingham, England to Madison to witness their sons graduation from...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...

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