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Wisconsin's First Outdoor Rock Festival

Learn about and view photographs of Wisconsin's first outdoor rock festival, a groundbreaking three-day event.

Grant County Rural Schools

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

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

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.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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.

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 photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Civil War Envelopes

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

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

View this beautiful collection of Valentine's Day greeting cards collected from 1840 through 1980.

Mississippi River Town

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

The Photographs of Harold Hone

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

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.

View a large gallery of Wisconsin residents playing: bowling, dancing, curling, sailing, skateboarding, skating, skiing and snowmobiling.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Browse a gallery of cigarette advertising trade cards from the 1870s to 1940s.

View a gallery of foreign film posters from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.
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