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Date: 1971-01-26 ca.

Description: A poster promoting an anti-Vietnam war rally which reads "Melvin's Gone but the War Goes On: So Does the Rally!" The poster features a caricatured crowd of...

Date: 1971-05 ca.

Description: John Kerry, then a leader of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, stands at the microphone, flanked by another Vietnam veteran at a rally to "Dump the War."

Date: 1966-08 

Description: Compiled data regarding attitudes about the United States' involvement in Vietnam in 1966 broken down by gender, age, education level, household income, po...

Photograph

Wayne Morse

Date: 1966-05-28 

Description: Oregon senator Wayne Morse, who was one of the early opponents of the war in Vietnam, speaking at a rally. Morse was born in Wisconsin.

Date: 1962-06 

Description: A photograph taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle on board a helicopter that was enroute to Vinh Quoi in the Delta Region of South Vietnam. The...

Date: 1971-01-10 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the visit of Defense Secretary Melvin Laird to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Features a caricatured Laird sitting in an airplane...

Date: 1962 

Description: Silhouette of a machine gun in an Army helicopter and a scenic view of the mountain region in Vietnam below. Green mountains rise next to developed country...

Date: 1968 

Description: Vietnamese woman holding an infant emerging from a bomb shelter under the watchful eye of two South Vietnamese soldiers (ARVN). This incident was witnessed...

Date: 1954-03-25 

Description: Note on the back: "Defenders dig in. Dien Bien Phu, Indochina: An airport once covered this area where soldiers have dug deep trenches as protection from b...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pouch obtained from an Oneida Indian at the 1997 Milwaukee River Front Pow-Wow. (Museum object #1999.40.1)

Photograph

CH-34A Helicoper

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A photograph by freelance photographer Dickey Chapelle of several Sikorsky CH-34A helicopters taken somewhere in South Vietnam. Because these heavy lifting...

Photograph

Veterans Day Parade

Date: 1991 

Description: Members of the Clarence Fitch Chapter of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, marching in a Veterans' Day event, probably in New York City.

Poster

"Meat Melvin"

Date: 1971-01-20 ca.

Description: Poster advertising Defense Secretary Melvin Laird's visit to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Features a cartooned Laird cornered in a boxing ring with...

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Marines arriving at Soc Trang on a C-130 Hercules transport carrier. Soc Trang was an abandoned landing strip built by the Japanese during World War II....

Photograph

Refugees after Tet

Date: 1968 

Description: A crowd of pedestrians, trucks, and cyclists on a road waiting to go through an arch in a damaged building amid the post-Tet destruction in Hue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of Vietnam Veterans Against the War parade near the Atomic Dome in Hiroshima, Japan.

Date: 1966-03-26 

Description: Elevated view of protest march in San Francisco as part of the Second International Days of Protest against the war in Vietnam.

Photograph

Vietnam Veteran

Date:  

Description: A candid portrait of a Vietnam veteran with a moustache, wearing a headband with a flower tucked in it, and a Vietnam Veterans Against the War button. He i...

Photograph

Bombed Out Church

Date: 1967 

Description: Destruction caused to a Catholic church in the North Vietnamese city of Phat Diem. A group of children and adults are in the plaza surrounding the building...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: A small group of Vietnamese soldiers question a prisoner in a dry and rocky field in Vietnam. The soldiers are standing or crouching very close to the boun...

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