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

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.

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

James T. Potter's Photos

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

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

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

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life

Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.

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

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

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