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Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

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

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

Civil War Envelopes

View the culture and politics of a country at war with itself through envelopes produced by publishers and printers.

Black-and-white photographs taken and printed by Civil War-era photographer George N. Barnard.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection

View this magnificent collection of 19th century famous scientists collected by Wisconsin naturalist Increase Lapham.

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s

Images of the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection of underground newspapers.

Learn about the long life of the mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Civil War Regiment, a bald eagle named 'Old Abe'.

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.

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

An album of 32 unusual photographs taken in 1905 of graduates of Menomonie High School in Dunn County.

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Service

View Carrie Chapman Catt's glass lantern slides from her travels as an activist for women's rights and world peace.

The "Teenie Weenies" cartoons enchanted readers of all ages for more than 50 years. View this selection of cartoons by William Donahey.

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

See images that document the stories of 18 Wisconsin survivors of the World War II Holocaust.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.
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