A gathering of officers and members of the Wisconsin Department of the American Legion, probably at their annual state convention. In Wisconsin the ardent patrioism of the American Legion provided a receptive audience for the anti-Communist message of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.
September 12, 1949
Wilson, C.J. Studio, Milwaukee
Photographer: Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
From the C.J. Wilson Studio Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society