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History of the U.S. Social Security Act - Image Gallery Essay

Browse images about the formation of the U.S. Social Security Act, selected from the collections of federal employees Witte, Altmeyer, Cohen and Wickenden.

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Mississippi River Town

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

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

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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Visual Materials Subject Overview

Learn about the wide range of visual materials subjects available to view both online and in our Archives

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.

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

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

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