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

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

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

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


Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

James T. Potter's Photos

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

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

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

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 Lloyd Jones Family Album

Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

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

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

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

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

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

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

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

The Work of Blanchard Harper

Learn about the work of Blanchard Harper, a female photographer who settled near Madison, Wisconsin.

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