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A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

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.

View this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.

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.

The Work of Blanchard Harper

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

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

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

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

James T. Potter's Photos

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

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

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

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

A Wisconsin family's photography of their life, pets, parades and other festivities from the late 19th through the early 20th century.

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


Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.
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