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Weapons Training

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

Date: 1942-04-16 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack an International M-5-6 truck into a crate, possibly at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. Original caption reads: "The trucks...

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker Joan Harris sits at a workspace to inspect a 20 mm cannon bolt body part at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Tools are on the table...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Use WWI posters to learn more about WWI as well as the use of this media in building support for the war

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory worker Doris Zwieg uses a multiple drill for war production at International Harvester Company's Milwaukee Works. She wears a hat embroidered with...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers packing International M-5-6 trucks into crates, possibly at International Harvester's Ft. Wayne Works. Original caption reads: "The trucks...

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker William Nolan works on the final assembly of a 20 mm cannon before proof firing at International Harvester's St. Paul Works.

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...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker Lorraine Larsen, a lathe operator, tends to a bolt body for the 20 mm cannon at International Harvester's St. Paul Works.

Date: 1942 

Description: A group of children, including members of the Woodville High School Booster Club, stand near a pile of scrap metal. Some of the children are holding musica...

Date: 1945-01-11 

Description: Lorraine Gray being interviewed by Mrs. R.W. Halvorsen at the RMR plant. The RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division of Ray-O-Vac was located in th...

Date: 1941 

Description: Ruth Ellison, TWA hostess, looks into an an International D-15-M (Metro) truck converted into an ambulance and sold to Czechoslovakian Relief for service w...

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...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack artillery shells into boxes at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. Af...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

Date: 1945-04-20 

Description: Handing over bundles of clothing collected for the United National Clothing Drive are three Chinese children, Judy, Betty and Billy Lee, children of Mr. an...

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