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Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Photograph

Camp Meade

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of seven soldiers practicing with long distance firing equipment in a field at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Camp buildings are visible in the b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl wearing a red uniform and sword, standing on the roof of a fort. A boy in a tan uniform and sword, is looking at her throu...

Date: 1943 

Description: A military airplane drops torpedoes on a boat floating in a body of water in an illustration titled "A Kid from Kansas."

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers transporting artillery across a plain on horseback at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker Edna Fillbrandt wraps parts for a 20 mm cannon at International Harvester's St. Paul Works.

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Description: A Pawling and Harnischfeger Company truck, with an artillery gun mounted on the bed, decorated with banners and flags. Two soldiers are standing on the bac...

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Description: National Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee with cannons in the foreground.

Postcard

Camp McCoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of troops and caissons on a hillside at Camp McCoy.

Date: 1947 

Description: A University of Wisconsin veteran holding his baby outside of his Camp Randall trailer camp house. There is a large cannon pointing at him and his trailer.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 12th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War at Corinth, Vicksburg, Savannah, Iuka, Port Gibson, Raymond and Bentonville.

Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: A female factory worker operates an automatic machine tool at International Harvester's New Brighton Works.

Photograph

Iwo Jima Airfield

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Airfield #1, Iwo Jima, with Mt Surabachi in the distance. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the assault on...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. Original caption reads: "37-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The s...

Date: 1942 

Description: A machine gun crew running with their .30 machine gun. Two men in the foreground are wearing pants and helmets but no shirts, and are carrying a machine gu...

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: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Date: 1943 

Description: Three women work on a line of torpedoes at an International Harvester factory. The women wear uniforms and hats embroidered with the IHC logo and a man hol...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

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