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Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.
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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.
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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...
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Wisconsin Air National Guard F-102

Date: November 08 1956
Description: The first F-102 jet arrives at Truax Field.
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Commercial National Bank

Date: December 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.
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Student Demonstration

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Description: Demonstration with students and National Guardsman in front of the Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building. The building is currently the Wisconsin Historical Societ...
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Madison Armature Part Company

Date: July 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...
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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 un...
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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...
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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...
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Endres Award Ceremony

Date: May 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...
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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...
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Keep Your Powder ...and Your Shoes Dry

Date: November 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 or...
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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, I...
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UW Military and ROTC Officers and Wives

Date: October 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...
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Armistice Day Commemoration

Date: November 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...
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Governor Rennebohm Signing Anti-Segregation Law

Date: May 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...
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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.
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Twenty Year Award To Sergeant Leo H. Imhoff

Date: November 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...
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Major General John Mullen Retirement

Date: August 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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