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.

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...


Sabin General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved road towards the General Store on the right, with horses and buggies and their drivers assembled out front. A man is standing on the fron...

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.

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

Snapshots of Daily Life

Study this collection of family photos and see a natural, simple view of everyday life in early 20th-century Randolph, Wisconsin.

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

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

Madison's Settlement House

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

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