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View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

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

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

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

Discover Madison's Kehl School of Dance through photographs of the performers, public events, dance studio, and other images.

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

Documenting a Sense of Place

View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.

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 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.

Civil War Envelopes

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

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.

View this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.

Historical Essay

Angora - Image Gallery Essay

Rabbit Raising in German Concentration Camps

View this unusual photo album, the cover of which is made of angora rabbit wool, to see how the rabbits were raised in concentration camps.

Native American Photographs

Collection of photographs documenting Native American life and the impact of federal government.

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

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

Discover how Wisconsin-based company Pawling & Harnischfeger became one of the world's leading suppliers of manufacturing services.

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

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