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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: July 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
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General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

Date: May 04 1886
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...
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Arrival of "Woodrush"

Date: 1949
Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.
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Armed Forces Day

Date: 1950
Description: Color guards marching past the Wisconsin State Capitol carrying flags as a crowd looks on.
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"Zenya" and Coast Guard Vessel

Date: 1915
Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.
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Coast Guard Training Ship

Date: 1920
Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.
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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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Rolling Bandages

Date: April 04 1943
Description: Two members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School roll bandages with the help of a crank-operated machine. Part of their training involved the pre...
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Learning about Medicine Bottles

Date: April 04 1943
Description: Members from the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School meet in the pharmaceutical laboratory where they checked medicinal products and learned to identify...
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Army Medical Corps Anniversary

Date: 1957
Description: Army Signal Service Corps cuts cake to honor its 40th birthday. The corps consisted of about 4,100 members of whom 300 to 400 are pharmacists in commission...
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Edward Squibb

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Description: Portrait of legendary pharmacist Edward R. Squibb as a Navy surgeon.
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Launching Rockets During Battle of Iwo Jima

Date: 1945
Description: Soldiers firing rockets from two International M-2-4 launch vehicles during combat operations in Iwo Jima.

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