Willy Street.

Willy Street- Image Gallery Essay

Sometime in the spring or early summer of 1982, photographer Jack Greene set out to Williamson Street to create a photographic journal of the Madison neighborhood.

READ THE ESSAY >

Search Within:

Search by keyword below to find specific image galleries.

1 2 3
.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Discover the works of Austrian artist Franz Hölzlhuber, who documented Wisconsin scenery through watercolor.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

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

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

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

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."
1 2 3

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.

Have Questions?

If you have questions about historical photos or images, please contact our reference staff by phone at 608-264-6535 or by email.

.
.