Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Service.

Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Service - Image Gallery Essay

View Carrie Chapman Catt's glass lantern slides from her travels as an activist for women's rights and world peace.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

The Lloyd Jones Family Album

Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

View this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.
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Image galleries feature selections from visual materials in the Society's Archives. They reflect the wide range of subjects, photographers, and collections available for research. Each gallery is introduced by an essay to provide historical context and background.

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