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Collection Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Department of Wisconsin
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 56
Object Name Archive
Title Records, 1956-1986.
Year Range from 1956
Year Range to 1986
Event World War I / Veterans Activities
Description Records and photographs of a voluntary fraternal association of World War I veterans and their Ladies Auxiliary dedicated to ensuring proper recognition and benefits for their sacrifices. The records are very scattered, but include correspondence relating to the chartering of individual barracks in Wisconsin, departmental convention materials, and papers concerning the political activities of the group to ensure proper pensions and other benefits. Records from the women's auxiliary are similarly scattered, but include some financial records, a group history, several ephemeral scrapbooks, and a number of administrative reports. Photographs contain shots from several departmental conventions in the 1960s and the chartering of several local barracks.
Extent and Medium of Description Papers 1.6 linear ft. (3 archives boxes, 3 flat boxes, and 2 oversized folders)
Photographs 0.2 linear ft. (1 archives box and 4 folders)
Paper prints : 0.1 linear ft. (1 archives box)
External Link Finding Aid
Subjects Veterans -- Wisconsin -- Societies, etc.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Wisconsin.
Patriotic societies -- Wisconsin.
Women -- Wisconsin -- Societies and clubs.
Military pensions.
Veterans -- Political activity.
Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Department of Wisconsin.
Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Department of Wisconsin. Ladies Auxiliary.