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Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. First o...

Photograph

Arnold H. Dammen

Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Arnold H. Dammen, assistant director of residence halls at the University of Wisconsin, looking at a letter and a Haakon VII Liberation medal from the King...

Date: 1941 

Description: Female factory worker greasing artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. Original caption reads: "37-Millimeter Shell Manufacture....

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. Original caption reads: "37-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The s...

Date: 1942 

Description: Three men loading a trailer near an International Harvester dealership during the "MacArthur Week" scrap drive. There is a large pile of scrap on the groun...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. Original caption reads: "37-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The f...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female worker inspecting a ball bearing for an aircraft torpedo at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "The precision instrument us...

Date: 1942 

Description: Men working on a "MacArthur Week" scrap drive near an International Harvester dealership. Two men are on the flatbed of a truck, and there is also a horse-...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Women's coveralls worn by Teresa Kuykendall while working in a factory in Beloit, Wisconsin during World War II. (Museum object #2007.92.1)

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: The superintendent of International Harvester's 20 mm gun and war production plant, J.E. Harris sits at a desk. Original caption reads: "As a veteran of Wo...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory inspector examining artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "Inspector Thomas Pedersen checks 75 mm...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Angora rabbit being held on table by woman, in preparation for the shearing of the rabbit fur. Text on page says, "Angora-Wollschur".

Historical Essay

Angora - Image Gallery Essay

Rabbit Raising in German Concentration Camps

View this unusual photo album, the cover of which is made of angora rabbit wool, to see how the rabbits were raised in concentration camps.

Date: 1943 

Description: Poster of a woman driving a Red Cross truck and a woman on a Farmall tractor with the text "Now farm work is war work," and "Join the Farm Victory Voluntee...

Date: 1941 

Description: West Pullman Works managers standing with a refrigerator produced for the U.S. Marines. Original caption reads: "International, self-contained, engine-driv...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: International M-4 tank coming off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Bettendorf Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Photograph

Kissel War Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Workers leaving the Kissell Motor Car Company have their identification badges checked. The Hartford company was then building trucks of the Four Wheel Dr...

Date: 1779-08-31 

Description: A handwritten "list of different inhabitants that consented to furnish the troops belonging to the state of Virginia."

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