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Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.

Refueling, Wisconsin Air National Guard

Date: 1963
Description: A KC-97 of the 126th Refueling Squadron, Wisconsin Air National Guard, refueling an F-84 fighter over eastern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Air National Guard

Date: 1954
Description: A Wisconsin Air National Guard F-89 Scorpion at Truax Field. Armaments for this fighter included two air-to-air rockets capable of being armed with nuclear...

Wisconsin Air National Guard F-102

Date: 11 08 1956
Description: The first F-102 jet arrives at Truax Field.

Commercial National Bank

Date: 12 16 1930
Description: Commercial National Bank's "Fort Commercial" (a bulletproof armor cage), with Sgt. Ludwig Lenzer, Co. G, Wisconsin National Guard, holding a rifle.

Student Demonstration

Description: Demonstration with students and National Guardsman in front of the Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building.

Madison Armature Part Company

Date: 07 18 1946
Description: The Madison Armature Part Company building (formerly the Wisconsin National Guard Armory), 17 Market Place. Photograph is taken from 101 North Blount Stree...

32nd Company, W.N.G. at Camp Douglas

Date: 1924
Description: Panoramic view of the 32nd Company W.N.G. (Wisconsin National Guard). Depicts company members, including two cooks (left panel), and small tanks spaced uni...

Truax Field

Date: 1945
Description: An aerial view of Truax Field, now also called Dane County Regional Airport. In addition to commercial flights, Truax Field is also home to the Army Nation...

National Guard Line

Date: 1955
Description: An aerial view of Truax Field, now also called Dane County Regional Airport. In addition to commercial flights, Truax Field is also home to the Army Nation...

Endres Award Ceremony

Date: 05 18 1948
Description: Colonel George Sherman, chief of staff of the 32nd division National Guard is shown decorating Sargeant Harold L. Endres with medals. Endres was a World Wa...

Light Horse Squadron Armory

Date: 1899
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

Keep Your Powder ...and Your Shoes Dry

Date: 11 15 1942
Description: Members of the 32nd Division crossing a river somewhere in New Guinea behind Colonel H.A. Smith, commander of the division. The much-decorated unit was ori...

The Buna Campaign

Date: 1942
Description: Three members of the much-decorated 32nd Division manning a machine gun emplacement in New Guinea. They are, left to right: Lawrence Leishman of Peoria, Il...

UW Military and ROTC Officers and Wives

Date: 10 02 1948
Description: University of Wisconsin Military and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) commanding officers and their wives at a fall social party held in their h...

Armistice Day Commemoration

Date: 11 11 1948
Description: Color bearers from the National Guard, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the two American Legion posts, the Spanish-American War veterans, their auxiliaries, a...

Governor Rennebohm Signing Anti-Segregation Law

Date: 05 04 1949
Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm, seated at his desk in the foreground, signs a bill into law ending segregation in the Wisconsin National Guard because of race, c...

Loading Guns of F-51 Fighter Plane

Date: 1950
Description: Wisconsin Air National Guard. A man in a leather jacket and cap is loading (?) guns in wings of an F-51 fighter plane.

Twenty Year Award To Sergeant Leo H. Imhoff

Date: 11 24 1949
Description: Special tribute was paid to Sgt. Leo H. Imhoff, second from the left, for his 20 years of service in the National Guard at the annual Military Ball which C...

Major General John Mullen Retirement

Date: 08 05 1950
Description: Major General John F. "Mugs" Mullen is honored at a dinner for his retirement from the Wisconsin 32nd Division of the Wisconsin National Guard. Shown in th...

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