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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: 1944 

Description: Colonel I. Sarayev, Russian military attache of the Russian Embassy, discusses Harvester war products with W.O. Maxwell of the Consumer Relations Departmen...

Date: 1944-06-28 

Description: Representatives of Madison Credit Unions turning in bond purchase pledges to Milton B. Findorff, Dane County War Loan chairman. Standing left to right: Lym...

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: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1944-04-12 

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

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Assistant superintendent of International Harvester's St. Paul Works (factory) examines an artillery shell. Original caption reads: "M.V. Keeler, assistant...

Date: 1942 

Description: Image of outdoor group portrait from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with members of a Red Cross home nursing class held January-May 1942 at the se...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: M-3 "Sherman" tank at International Harvester's Bettendorf Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers inspect a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "In the test firing department careful...

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: 1944-04-22 

Description: Employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids contemplates a die for fabricating tapered paper-based plastic laminat...

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: 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: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory worker helps produce guns at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "One of the lathes used in gun production operated...

Date: 1942 

Description: Farmers unload scrap metal onto a large pile as part of a wartime scrap drive.

Date: 1944 

Description: A man works on an armature at Fuller & Johnson, 52 North Dickinson Street. Fuller&Johnson produced war material during World War II.

Date: 1944-12-16 

Description: Senior Service Girl Scouts of Troop 22 from East High School posed on the stairs after having hung Christmas greens at the USO club. The girls are (left to...

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 

Description: Helmuth Strobush and his son Jerry haul scrap metal with a Farmall H tractor and a McCormick-Deering farm wagon. The tractor is parked near a co-op service...

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