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U.S.S. Wisconsin

Date: 1957 

Description: View of the U.S.S. Wisconsin docked during decommissioning ceremonies in preparation for its final cruise. A number of sailors can be seen on deck.

Date: 1957 

Description: Ceremony beneath the guns on board the U.S.S. Wisconsin. A number of spectators and sailors are seated in the foreground and uniformed sailors line...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Double head and shoulders shot of Spencer Tracy in a sailor hat, from when he was in the Navy in the last days of World War I.

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Richard Botham

Date: 1945-02-08 

Description: Navy Apprentice Second Class Richard J. Botham, 19-year-old son of Richard G. and Kathryn Botham, 1903 Rowley Avenue.

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Port Moresby Harbor

Date: 1944-02-05 

Description: General view of Port Moresby Harbor from road, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). A jeep is on the road on the left. Several soldiers are near a sh...

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Go Signal

Date: 1944-04-16 

Description: The launching office above a Pacific Fleet aircraft carrier gives the "go" signal to the pilot. This photograph is from a scrapbook compiled by Philip F. L...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

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Description: Naval students sit together at long tables and write messages while listening to earphones at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio). In the background a m...

Date: 1921 

Description: Shipowner Cappy Ricks (played by Charles Abbe) and seamen Matt Peasley (Thomas Meighan) and Ole Peterson (Ivan Linow) onboard a ship in a publicity still f...

Date: 1945-12-25 before

Description: Menu for the 1945 Christmas dinner on the U.S.S. Wisconsin in the form of a holiday greeting card, with a profile of a Santa head in which the silho...

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...

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Naval Reserve

Date: 1950-08-15 

Description: Five Naval Reserve recruits in uniform pose for a portrait at the Milwaukee Road railroad station. Left to right: David L. Larson, 1235 Darmouth Road, fire...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Block House, the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Men sit on benches along both sides of a path leading to the house, on which...

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher stands with his mother, Mrs. Oscar A. Mitscher (left), and smiles at his wife, Frances Smalley Mitscher, after a reunion at h...

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 visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Battleship U.S.S. Wisconsin at sea with several men on deck. The mounted photograph was a promotional item for Northwestern National Insurance, Co.

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 15, "Navy Anti-Aircraft." The poster features four sailors operating anti-aircraft artillery. In the bottom left corner it reads: "At l...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: August Krueger with group of sailors(?).

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers play with a large push ball while others look on. The military buildings of the United States Naval Training Camp stand behind the spe...

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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...

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