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National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

Date: May 19 1887
Description: External view of the National Soldiers' Home with a cannon on the lawn in the foreground.
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Election Booths and Volunteers

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Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.
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Volunteers at the Gas Ration Board

Date: August 16 1944
Description: Group of 14 volunteers at the Dane County Gas Ration Board to assist with wartime gas rationing, alternate view.
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Governor Schmedeman and Christmas Basket

Date: December 20 1933
Description: Governor Schmedeman presenting Christmas basket provided by the Volunteers of America to Mrs. Catherine Schwartz and daughter, Frances. Captain George Lawt...
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Volunteers of America Giving Out a Thanksgiving Basket

Date: November 29 1933
Description: Volunteers of America volunteer handing out a Thanksgiving food basket.
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Volunteers of America Office & Service Shop

Date: July 14 1933
Description: Volunteers of America Service Office and Service Shop, 414 S. Baldwin Street. Also shows the old Marquette School in the background.
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Chief McCormick Buying Forget-Me-Not

Date: September 29 1932
Description: Chief of Police William McCormick buying the first Forget-me-not from the Disabled American Veterans on the Wisconsin State Capitol steps. Left to right: L...
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Girls Baking Cookies

Date: December 16 1952
Description: Susie Kamm and Nancy Miles putting cookies into the oven. The girls are members of the 8th grade home economics class at West Junior High School. The class...
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West Junior High School Girls Making Cookies

Date: December 16 1952
Description: Nancy Rieter and Dianne Blanchard, students in the 8th grade home economics class at West Junior High School, mixing cookie batter. The class baked several...
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Red Cross Blood Bank Donors

Date: February 03 1944
Description: Group of 67 people from Viola, Wisconsin, who came by bus to donate blood to the American Red Cross Blood Bank.
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Red Cross Blood Bank Donors

Date: February 03 1944
Description: Group of 22 people from Wilton, Wisconsin, who came by bus to donate blood to the American Red Cross Blood Bank.
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Hubert Humphrey Campaigning

Date: 1960
Description: Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota campaigning for the presidential nomination in southwestern Wisconsin. Humphrey stands at the historical marker in Co...
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Red Cross Chairmen

Date: February 19 1947
Description: Twenty-one women, chairmen of collections for the 1947 Red Cross fund campaign in Madison wards and suburbs, seated around a luncheon table, after working...
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Red Cross Gray Ladies

Date: March 04 1947
Description: The Red Cross Gray Ladies continue to offer their services at Wisconsin Memorial Hospital for veterans on the grounds of Mendota State Hospital. Two Gray...
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Red Cross Workers

Date: March 01 1947
Description: Red Cross volunteers making clothes for destitute children in war torn countries. Left to right: Emma Henwood, Mrs. Casimir D. (Fredericka) Zdanowicz, Mrs...
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Visiting Nurse Service

Date: September 11 1947
Description: Visiting Nurse Service, sponsored by Attic Angels, at a child health center at Emerson School. This center is one of five child health centers sponsored by...
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Visiting Nurse Service

Date: September 11 1947
Description: Visiting Nurse Service volunteers, sponsored by Attic Angels, conduct a child health examination at Longfellow School. Rea Ragatz, center, is watching Dr....
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Visiting Nurse Service

Date: September 11 1947
Description: Visiting Nurse Service volunteers, sponsored by Attic Angels, interview Mrs. George (Francees) Urbanis, and daughter Carol Jean, eleven weeks old. Voluntee...
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Emma Teckemeyer

Date: September 24 1947
Description: Emma Teckemeyer, ringing a doorbell, is a long-time volunteer for the Community Chest Campaign.
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Madison Chapter of Zonta International

Date: November 04 1947
Description: As part of their observance of Zonta Week, members of the Madison Zonta club are shown packing boxes of clothing to be sent to Zontians in Denmark, Holland...

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