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Legionnaires Convention

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Title: Legionnaires Convention
Description: A gathering of officers and members of the Wisconsin Department of the American Legion, probably at their annual state convention. In Wisconsin the ardent patrioism of the American Legion provided a receptive audience for the anti-Communist message of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

Image ID: 48944
September 12, 1949 
Wilson, C.J. Studio, Milwaukee
City, State: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
American Legion. Dept. of Wisconsin : Photographs, ca. 1919 - ca. 1950
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Veterans
Alcoholic beverages
Military uniforms
Indoor photography
Societies, etc

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