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A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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

The Work of Blanchard Harper

Learn about the work of Blanchard Harper, a female photographer who settled near Madison, Wisconsin.

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.

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

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

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas.

James T. Potter's Photos

View this image collection of architectural details of places in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

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

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


Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

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

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

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