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An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas.

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life

Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.

Wisconsin photographer David Marcou's images of life in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

A Wisconsin family's photography of their life, pets, parades and other festivities from the late 19th through the early 20th century.

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.


Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

View the online collection of Photo Copy Service photographs taken in Madison from the 1920s through 1960s.

James T. Potter's Photos

View this image collection of architectural details of places in Madison, Wisconsin.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.
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