Historical Markers Gallery.

Historical Markers Gallery - Image Gallery Essay

The early history or Wisconsin's Historical Markers program.

READ THE ESSAY >

Search Within:

Search by keyword below to find specific image galleries.

1 2 3
.

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

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

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

Wisconsin photographer David Marcou's images of life in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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

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 this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.

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.

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

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.
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.

.
.