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Poster

McCormick "Back from the War" Advertising Poster

Date: 1899
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for the McCormick grain binder showing a father, young girl, and a dog welcoming a returning Spanish-American War soldi...
Photograph

Wisconsin Soldiers in the Spanish-American War

Date: 1898
Description: Men from Wisconsin Rapids who bore arms against Spain in the Spanish-American War. From left to right in front of a painted backdrop are Charles N. Laramie...
Photograph

Airplane vs. Battleship

Date: 1913
Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...
Photograph

Dewey's Victory Arch

Date: 1898
Description: Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Man...
Photograph

Storefront Portrait

Date: 1898
Description: Two well-dressed women in aprons and two smartly dressed men pose in front of the open entrance of J. Buntman's fruit and confectionery store at 1005 North...
Photograph

Rough Riders Roll Call

Date: May 14 1898
Description: The first roll call of Troop L, Rough Riders. Captain Capron walks down the line, looking his men over. A crowd gathers to watch. The photograph was tak...
Photograph

Men with Beer Bottles

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Description: Studio portrait of four men in hats, suit jackets, vests, and trousers. Two men are standing and two sitting around a small table, drinking from glasses fi...
Photograph

Highlander Folk School Main Building

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Description: Picture from the beginning of Highlander Folk School, in front of main office before addition was added. From left to right: Delmus Horton (brother of Myl...
Print

Jerome A. Watrous

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Description: Engraved portrait of Jerome A. Watrous for the American Historical Society, probably wearing his Spanish-American War uniform.
Photograph

Jerome A. Watrous

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Description: Jerome A. Watrous in uniform, wearing medals for his military service during the Civil War and the Spanish-American War.
Drawing

Uncle Sam and the Philippine Islands

Date: June 09 1898
Description: Cover art for Leslie's Weekly depicting Uncle Sam peering through a magnifying glass at the Philippine Islands on a globe. The caption is "Guess I'l...
Photograph

Studio Portrait of Four Ho-Chunk Men and Women

Date: 1900
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women posing sitting in front of two standing Ho-Chunk men. The women are wrapped in shawls,...
Photograph

Group of Soldiers at Camp Harvey

Date: 1898
Description: A group of soldiers from Company A, 3rd Regiment, take a break to drink inside the walls of Camp Harvey.
Photograph

Visitors at Camp Harvey

Date: 1898
Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.
Photograph

Military Officers

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Description: Two military officers, Major Mahoney and H. Schildhauer stand, in a field with small saplings.
Photograph

Military Parade

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Description: Formations of soldiers at Camp Douglas march across a large parade field. A line of trees are in the distance, and a building with a chimney is visible abo...
Photograph

Soldiers Returning Home

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Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered to welcome the 1st Regiment home from the Spanish-American war.
Photograph

Encampment at Fort Douglas

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Description: A line of pitched tents at a Fort Douglas encampment. The encampment is occupied by Company A, 3rd Regiment.
Photograph

Resting Soldiers

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Description: Soldiers resting on the grass at Camp Douglas. In the background are tents pitched among trees.
Photograph

Hall Set for Soldiers Return

Date: 1898
Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.

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