American Campaigns.

Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay

Coming of age in Ohio, James Baughman developed a passion for the Cleveland Indians and presidential campaigns. The youngster's hobbies offered a good window into the American experience.

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Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

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

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

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.

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

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

An album of 32 unusual photographs taken in 1905 of graduates of Menomonie High School in Dunn County.

James T. Potter's Photos

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

View a large gallery of Wisconsin residents playing: bowling, dancing, curling, sailing, skateboarding, skating, skiing and snowmobiling.
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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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If you have questions about historical photos or images, please contact our reference staff by phone at 608-264-6535 or by email.

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