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Date: 1942 

Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...

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...

Photograph

Plastic Laminate

Date: 1944-04-22 

Description: Three employees of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company pose with two sheets of the paper-based plastic laminate that the company manufa...

Date: 1944-08-02 

Description: Nine Madison Woman's Club members posing in uniforms of their various Red Cross services. Left to right, Mrs. O.D.(Lillian) Smart, Mrs. William (Ivy) Fosd...

Date: 1942 

Description: Poster advertising a World War II scrap drive effort sponsored by Wisconsin Governor Julius Heil. The effort was known as "MacArthur Week" and took place b...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: A man operates an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) with a Bucyrus-Erie bulldozer blade inside a factory building. The building is probably Inter...

Date: 1919-05 

Description: "For months Miss Storey has been driving a war ambulance in the streets of New York--a work no less valuable than handling one behind the Flanders lines. A...

Date: 1944-09-22 

Description: Five Dane County Residents who are taking an active part in the county War Fund drive in the area outside of metropolitan Madison. Standing from left to r...

Date: 1944-12-16 

Description: Women lined up along a sales counter at Manchester's Department Store to buy war bonds, while two clerks behind the counter ring up the sales.

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Betty Sullivan, a Red Cross worker, serves coffee in the interrogation room at Kobler Field, Saipan, for a B-29 flight crew that had just returned from a b...

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

Photograph

H.H. Gerth

Date: 1944-07-28 

Description: Portrait of H.H. Gerth, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin. Gerth was born and grew up in Kassel, Germany, and escaped about s...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read a letter from an anonymous writer in the 5th Wisconsin Infantry that applauds the positive impact of women in the army.

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: 1944-04-12 

Description: Four Cadet Nurses, members of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps, in their uniforms.

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Two employees, Bob Schutz and Louis Timmerman, watch as rolls of stock are cut five sheets at a time. This procedure was necessary to insure uniformity of...

Date: 1943 

Description: Men stand at the counter of a physical and chemical laboratory. The original caption reads, "A complete modern physical and chemical laboratory, a portion...

Date: 1945-01-11 

Description: Lorraine Gray and her younger brother Frank reading an RMR "help wanted" advertisement in the "Wisconsin State Journal". The RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac)...

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