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

View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

Madison's Settlement House

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

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

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

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.

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

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

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.

James T. Potter's Photos

View this image collection of architectural details of places in Madison, Wisconsin.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

View the online collection of Photo Copy Service photographs taken in Madison from the 1920s through 1960s.

Photographs by Richard Quinney

Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.

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

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

The Founding of Major Cities

Read how land speculation and the development of transportation spurred settlement in 19th-century Wisconsin, leading to the rise of larger cities.

View images produced by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, while they were challenging a white, supremacist delegation.
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