COVID-19 Updates: For the most up-to-date information on accessing our services learn more here.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 130

Photograph

Medical Evacuation

Date: November 1951
Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...
Photograph

Iwo Jima Medical Facilities

Date: March 1945
Description: Medical facilities, Iwo Jima plus nine. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle in the aftermath of the landing at Iwo J...
Photograph

Blood Transport

Date: March 1945
Description: Loading crates of blood at Falalop Island. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle that document the care of the wounded...
Photograph

Truax Hospital Heating Building

Date: January 22 1943
Description: View of pumping units in the hospital heating building at Truax Army Air Field.
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1735

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...
Photograph

Wounded Marine

Date: February 1945
Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent." Fenton survived the inj...
Postcard

Old Fort Howard Hospital

Date: 1950
Description: Fort Howard Hospital. Within a year after the United States troops landed on the west bank of the Fox River in August, 1816. Dr. Beaumont lived in this hou...
Photograph

Fort Howard Hospital

Date: 1934
Description: Fort Howard Hospital.
Photograph

Wounded Marine in Iwo Jima

Date: February 1945
Description: A marine from the USS "Samaritan" lays on a stretcher with his eyes bandaged.
Photograph

Hospital Kitchen

Date: February 1945
Description: Two men make coffee in a ramshackle hospital kitchen, which consisted of a single, improvised burner. The grill is the innards of a human blood shipping ca...
Photograph

Surgeon at the Steward's Quarters

Date: 
Description: A surgeon examines a patient at the steward's quarters. Joseph W. Curtis, hospital steward, is inside the tent, seated on a medicine chest.
Drawing

Plan for Camp Randall Post Hospital

Date: 1865
Description: Plan and elevation of the post hospital at Camp Randall.
Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
Photograph

Pharmacy Supplies

Date: 
Description: Interior of a pharmacy supply storage tent for a hospital during the Persian Gulf War.
Photograph

Pharmacy Isolation Unit

Date: 
Description: Interior view of a pharmacy ISO (Isolation Unit).
Photograph

Judson Pearsall and Sargent James E. Spangberg

Date: November 24 1944
Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...
Photograph

Soldier at Christmas in Hospital

Date: December 21 1944
Description: Staff Sergeant Johnnie White celebrating Christmas at Truax Field hospital.
Photograph

Museum of Medical Progress

Date: 1962
Description: The Museum of Medical Progress at the site of Fort Crawford military hospital.
Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1940
Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital after restoration.
Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1930
Description: Fort Crawford, a view of the ruins of the hospital building.

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: