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Neighborhood House - Image Gallery Essay

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

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James T. Potter's Photos

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

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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