Paul Vanderbilt with thematic panels.

Paul Vanderbilt's Wisconsin Thematic Panels - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the experimental style of one of the country's most respected scholars in the field of photography and archives.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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