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Photograph

Wartime Worker

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Employee of the Consolidated Paper Company, probably its Plastics Division during World War II.

Date: 1945-12-20 

Description: Group of 15 women and six men attending a meeting at USO Service Club. The group is predominantly African Americans. Probably taken in First Unitarian So...

Date: 1943-05-28 

Description: Female factory worker winds a motor in the electrical shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker Helen Karas changes a drill bit before working on a prime mover part at International Harvester's St. Paul Works factory.

Date: 1944 

Description: Female worker using a drill press in a window display at International Harvester's employment office in the company's Michigan Avenue annex. The display ce...

Photograph

Women War Workers

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Women employees of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company performing an early layup operation, a part of the process whereby the company made...

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Description: View looking up towards the banner above the main entrance at the Oscar Mayer and Company on Commercial Avenue. The sign reads, "Our Job is More Meat, It's...

Date: 1942-05-25 

Description: Factory worker Joan Hebrink with safety shoes. Original caption states: "Closed-toe safety shoes are required wear by all women employees of the plant. All...

Date: 1942 

Description: Elevated view of a large metal scrap pile in an empty lot at the Kronquest Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. Billboards next to the...

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Two women process hemp fibers at the DeForest hemp mill during World War II.

Photograph

Plastics Factory

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Factory of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, showing several of the early laminate presses used for its World War II military production...

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.

Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher

A brief biography of Wisconsin’s Florence Nightingale, Cordelia Harvey who was a strong voice for innovatring Civil War Military hospitals.

Photograph

C.V. Hibbard

Date: 1953-08-13 

Description: C.V. Hibbard seated at his desk in his home in Shorewood.

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: 1944-08-16 

Description: Group of 14 volunteers at the Dane County Gas Ration Board to assist with wartime gas rationing, alternate view.

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...

Date: 1944-06-23 

Description: Preparing for War Bond Drive at Breese Stevens Field are Manchester's, Inc., employees Charmain Sabanske, Jenny McMahon, Helen Heisman, Jean Stehr, Jeanne...

Date: 1946-03-11 

Description: Concrete block basement for a factory-built house in Wisconsin Rapids. The house was a product of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper, and it was...

Date: 1942 

Description: Poster showing a factory worker hitting a caricature of Adolf Hitler on the head with a tool. Includes the text "Your tools are weapons... take care of the...

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