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Neighborhood House - Image Gallery Essay

Browse images of Madison's only settlement house, Neighborhood House, from 1916 until the 1960s.

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This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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