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Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: Factory workers pull equipment with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor), most likely at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original captio...

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: U.S. Army Major Herbert Crecelius of the army chemical corps studying agricultural bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is in a lab coat...

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read a soldier's letter describing how some soldiers generally treated chaplains during the Siege of Vicksburg.

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Men working in a laboratory at an International Harvester factory producing aircraft torpedoes. Original caption reads: "All materials used in the torpedo...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: A long line of female factory workers operating drill presses in an International Harvester aircraft torpedo plant. Original caption reads: "A battery of 1...

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: 1943 ca.

Description: International Harvester advertising poster promoting the "Food-for-Freedom Program." The poster urges customers to replace worn parts, and service, clean a...

Date: 1944-12-16 

Description: Woman buying a war bond from Santa Claus, who was helping other Manchester employees wait on crowds of purchasers at the bonds-only sale on the store's mai...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works inspecting 37-millimeter shells.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Women are shown sorting and storing angora wool. Bags of wool are shown stacked in a room. Text on page says, "Sortieren - und Lagern".

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1942-08-17 

Description: State female employees making surgical dressings / bandages for the American Red Cross in the Wisconsin State Employees Association building, 448 W. Washin...

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Three female factory workers inspect 40-millimeter artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1918-04-17 

Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1944-02-19 

Description: Red Cross War Fund Drive leaders seated at a table discussing plans for war fund drive. Left to Right: James R. Law, June B. Wheeler, Louis Hirsig, Alden...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Factory workers inspecting aircraft torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Women are employed by the company to insp...

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