|Collection||Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Department of Wisconsin|
|WVM ID Number||WVM Mss 56|
|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|
Veterans -- Wisconsin -- Societies, etc.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Wisconsin.
Patriotic societies -- Wisconsin.
Women -- Wisconsin -- Societies and clubs.
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.