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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Vietnamese soldier interrogating a prisoner. The prisoner is describing a route of safe passage through the jungle and informing the 1st Vietnamese Marine...

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...


Description: Vignetted waist-up studio portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform holding his musket across his chest. The fo...

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...



Date:  date unknown

Description: Embossed postcard of a painting of a woman in rodeo garb on horseback. The horse is rearing up while the woman fires a gun into the ground.


Description: Soldiers ford a stream in Panama holding their rifles.


Frederick Mero


Description: Illustration of Frederick Mero of Company E, 25th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1971-03-13 ca.

Description: An anti-war poster which reads, "Join the Army. Meet unusual, exciting people - and kill them."

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Poster supporting Toby Emmer for Sheriff in Dane County, endorsed by the Wisconsin Alliance. Shows a photograph of Emmer, who was running a protest campaig...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Vietnamese soldier seated indoors on a chair smoking a cigarette. He holds a gun under his right arm. Other men sit behind him.


Weapons Training


Description: Three women receiving weapons training during World War II. Women are receiving training on the handling of a rifle.


John Clem


Description: A portrait of John Clem, 22nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry, the "Drummer Boy of Shiloh".


Description: Ada [& friend] Charlie. Ada pretends to shoot an apple from the head of her friend Charlie, who poses with arms folded. There is a painted backdrop behind...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Kentucky and the Pennsylvania Railroad through an artist's depiction of two men dressed in buckskin, wearing raccoon hats...

Date: 1924 

Description: A hand-drawn cartoon in crayon entitled "Westward The Course Of Empire". It features Frederick Jackson Turner on a rocking horse with a sunset in the back...

Date: 1942 

Description: Olive Brooks, Army Division Engineer Public Relations with her .45 on the "Dolphin", Chucunaque river, Panama. She is pointing her gun out towards the rive...

Date: 1900 

Description: A military Battalion marching up Langdon Street. The Memorial Union is on the left behind trees.


Comanche Combat

Date: 1890-09 

Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: Algerian members of the National Liberation Front pose by large boulders.

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