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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Dickey Chapelle in Vietnam

Date: November 1964
Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...
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Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.
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Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1862
Description: Lt. Frank A. Haskell, adjutant of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry. In 1862 Haskell became aide-de-camp to General John Gibbon who commanded the Iron Brigade. Wh...
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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.
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Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
Print

George Washington Crossing the Delaware

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Description: Engraving of George Washington and his troops rowing across an icy Delaware River to attack the British, from the painting by E. Leutze.
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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...
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Inside Helicopter "Manhunt"

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Description: This photograph labeled only as "Manhunt" by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle shows the interior of a helicopter used during the early stages of U.S....
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Colonel Stephen V. Shipman

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Colonel Stephen V. Shipman, F&S, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry.
Drawing

Theordore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders

Date: July 01 1898
Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.
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Helicopters in Korea

Date: January 1953
Description: Infantry troops board helicopters for Korea via the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company, the first Army cargo helicopter unit in the combat zone. The 6th...
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Executed Man

Date: 1957
Description: Executed man laying on ground as the final bullet is delivered. The execution was somehow bungled by the firing squad and this coup d'grace was required to...
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Moseley's display window

Date: August 17 1930
Description: Moseley's display window advertising the book and the movie "All Quiet On The Western Front". The store was located at 10 East Mifflin Street.
Book or Pamphlet

Excelsior Harvesting Machines Catalog Cover

Date: 1887
Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Excelsior line of harvesting machines manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features an illustration title: "Napoleon cro...
Book or Pamphlet

Frost and Wood Company Catalog

Date: 1902
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Frost and Wood Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Smith's Falls, Ontario, Canada. Features a color i...
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Clearing Trenches

Date: June 1917
Description: British troops clear German trenches that were destroyed in battle in the Messine Ridge, Flanders.
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1729

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: 69th Pennsylvania in Flank Attac...
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Battle of Missionary Ridge Panorama #1761

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Capture of the Confederate Gun, "Lady Buckner," painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen B...

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