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Grant County Rural Schools

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

Explore photographs of farm life in 20th-century Wisconsin.

Mississippi River Town

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

Madison's Settlement House

Images of Madison's only settlement house, Neighborhood House, from 1916 until the 1960s.

Explore history and images of beekeeping in Wisconsin.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

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

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.

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

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

Explore images from the Hotz collection that depict Door County, Wisconsin at the turn of the 20th century.

Learn about the exploits of the U.S. Army National Guard's Red Arrow Division during World War II.

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

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

The 1849 Sketches of James F. Wilkins

View this selection of drawings by James F. Wilkins, created on his journey on the Overland Trail from Missouri to Califonia in 1849.

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

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

Allan Born, The Born Collection

Allan Born's photographs of Northern Wisconsin during the 1930's and beyond.

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