Paul Vanderbilt with thematic panels.

Paul Vanderbilt's Wisconsin Thematic Panels - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the experimental style of one of the country's most respected scholars in the field of photography and archives.

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

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas
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About Our Image Galleries

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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