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Dr. Joseph Smith: Early 20th Century Life in Marathon County - Image Gallery Essay

View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

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

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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