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Women in the Motor Corps

Date: 1918
Description: Motor Corps of the National League for Women's Service. The corps performed errands and other services for all organizations engaged in war activities, ans...
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Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918
Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.
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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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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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Artillery at Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
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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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World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...
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Teacher and Students participating in World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Eight North Bright School pupils and teacher filling International truck and trailer with scrap metal collected for salvage drive during Governor Julius P....
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Boy Scouts on Bicycles

Date: 1942
Description: WW II scrap metal drive. Scoutmaster Edward G. Shaw and his troop of boy scouts on bicycles and on a trailer loaded with scrap metal. The trailer is hitche...
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International Truck Carrying Female Employees

Date: 1918
Description: International G-1(?) truck carrying International Harvester Company women workers during World War I. The truck is decorated with flags and shields bearing...
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WW II Defense Work

Date: 1944
Description: Two female sheet metal workers fabricating engine cowlings for Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando cargo and transport planes at the International Harvester's Aub...
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Factory Workers Assembling Airplane Engine Cowling

Date: 1944
Description: Factory workers assembling an engine cowling for the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando cargo and transport airplane during World War II at International Harvest...
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Workers Load Wagon Components onto Railroad Car

Date: April 17 1918
Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...
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Workers Assemble Gun Carts at McCormick Works

Date: May 06 1918
Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
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Boxed Artillery Cart Ready for Shipment

Date: May 17 1918
Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.
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Waukesha CAP

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Description: Parade drill of the Waukesha County unit of the Civil Air Patrol. Because World War II ended general aviation, male and female pilots who were either too o...
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Rosie the Riveter

Date: September 1943
Description: A real-life Rosie the Riveter instructs journalists on the Aviation Writers' Tour at the Goodyear Aircraft Factory. This plant manufactured Martin Marauder...

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