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Mississippi River Town

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

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.

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

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

See the designs Wisconsin artists produced for the Centennial Stamp Contest.

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

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.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part I

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Photographs by Richard Quinney

Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.

Madison's Settlement House

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

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

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

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

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

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

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

View images produced by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, while they were challenging a white, supremacist delegation.
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