The Life and Letters of World War I Aerial Observer Lt. Mortimer M. Lawrence – August 1917

Fort Snelling Aug. 20, 1917   Dear Folks:- Well I am leaving the Hospital this noon.  The doctor discharged me when he made his rounds this A.M. I expect that any mail you sent yesterday will be here by today as usual and I am going to wire you in

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The Life and Letters of World War I Aerial Observer Lt. Mortimer M. Lawrence – July 1917

July 3, 1917.   Dear Folks:- Well tomorrow is a holiday and I think we will all appreciate it.  Some of the men are going to march in the parade at Highland Park but I didn’t volunteer so I am not going. If this letter gets home before my laundry

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Summer 2017

Cover Story: Badger Boys in Kansas | World War I Oral Histories

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The Life and Letters of World War I Aerial Observer Lt. Mortimer M. Lawrence – June 1917

June 3rd [1917] Dear Folks:- Another week gone by. Soon it will be time to split up into the different branches and have to work harder than ever. Before I forget it, I want to broach a subject which may make you very angry, and if it does let me

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The Life and Letters of World War I Aerial Observer Lt. Mortimer M. Lawrence – May 1917

May 15, 1917 Dear Folks- Reached here this A.M. and went right to work. We are almost settled now, in the new barracks. Please send me some Bath Towels and some face towels – old ones preferably and when you send my laundry – don’t send any pajamas. Address me-

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MOST SIGNIFICANT CIVIL WAR ACQUISITION YET FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

May 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MOST SIGNIFICANT CIVIL WAR ACQUISITION YET FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM Circuitous Journey for 1860 Flag Reads Like Detective Novel, Back of Flag Produces Remarkable Surprise MADISON, Wis. (April 25, 2017) – It was the evening of July 4, 1860. During an annual ball, the

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Spring 2017

Cover Story: The Legacy of Wisconsin in World War I | Year in Review

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MEDIA COVERAGE FOR WARRIOR BOOK CLUB

March 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MADISON, Wis. (March 29, 2017) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s event Warrior Book Club has received the following media coverage.University of Wisconsin-Madison News  (March 28, 2017) NBC 15 (April 19, 2017)

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WORLD WAR I STORIES FROM A CENTURY AGO TOLD IN VETS’ OWN WORDS IS A FIRST FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

March 23, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WORLD WAR I STORIES FROM A CENTURY AGO TOLD IN VETS’ OWN WORDS IS A FIRST FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM MADISON, Wis. (March 23, 2017) – The most powerful storytelling is first-person, unfiltered, heartfelt, and, at times, heart-wrenching. In days leading up to the

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Winter 2016

Cover Story: Entertaining the Troops in World War II | Remember Pearl Harbor

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