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V-J Day Celebration

Date: August 15 1945
Description: Seaman 1st class Tom Teeley with newsboy, Bernard Ehrmann, holding a copy of the Wisconsin State Journal with headline declaring peace in the Pacific. Cel...
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USO Staff Serve Soldiers

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Description: A smiling USO staff worker serves pancakes to hungry soldiers.
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Workers Celebrate War Production at McCormick Works

Date: May 25 1944
Description: Group of McCormick Works employees holding up Army-Navy "E" banner with torpedo in foreground. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...
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Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima

Date: March 1945
Description: The cemetery for the war dead on Guam. The body of a fighting man who died of wounds received during the battle for Iwo Jima is being lowered into the eart...
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Rennebohm's Employees Boost War Bonds

Date: June 13 1944
Description: Three female employees of Rennebohm Drugstore #2, 204 State Street, wearing white uniforms, caps and neckties with slogans urging people to buy war bonds:...
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War Bonds Advertising Poster

Date: 1949
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks promoting United States government bonds. Features a color illustration of an International K-line truck pullin...
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World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1943
Description: Poster for International Harvester dealerships promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Features caricatures of Adolf Hitler and...
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World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1943
Description: Poster for International Harvester dealerships promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Features an illustration of a smiling sol...
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World War II Victory Garden Poster

Date: 1943
Description: International Harvester poster promoting "Victory Gardens" and war bonds. Features an illustration of a family working in a field while the father shakes h...
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Wartime Pharmacy

Date: July 02 1942
Description: Interior of the Burke Pharmacy, complete with several prominent wartime posters and displays.
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Pharmacy in the War Exhibit

Date: June 23 1947
Description: Eye-catching National Pharmacy Week window display at J.W. Hart's Pharmacy, show-casing the many ways in which pharmaceutical innovations were helping to w...
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Pharmacy Class, U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School

Date: April 04 1943
Description: Students from the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School perform practical experiments for the chemistry phase of their course. The officer in charge of th...
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First Aid Instruction, U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School

Date: April 04 1943
Description: One member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps class demonstrates the method of treating a leg injury while fellow classmen look on and make notes. The...
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Mr. Bones

Date: April 04 1943
Description: The class of U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School Pharmacists' Mates-to-be is introduced to the skeleton of the human body as part of their studies of an...
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Aqua Pura

Date: April 04 1943
Description: This student of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School is carefully measuring out a quantity of distilled water for a prescription. Distilled water is...
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Columbia University, College of Pharmacy Building

Date: April 04 1943
Description: Pictured are the members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School heading to their pharmacy course in the Columbia University College of Pharmacy buil...
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Filtering a Prescription

Date: April 04 1943
Description: A Pharmacist Mate-in-Training from the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School filters a liquid for a test prescription. This filtration process helped to e...
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Student Compounding a Prescription

Date: April 04 1943
Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses the traditional pharmacist's tool of a mortar & pestle to grind medicinal ingredients for a pre...
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Weighing Powders

Date: April 04 1943
Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School carefully measures and weighs powdered ingredients for a prescription.
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Measuring with a Medicine Dropper

Date: April 04 1943
Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses a small medicine dropper to precisely measure and mix liquid ingredients for a prescription.

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