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Willy Street- Image Gallery Essay

Sometime in the spring or early summer of 1982, photographer Jack Greene set out to Williamson Street to create a photographic journal of the Madison neighborhood.

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A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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.

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

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

Study of a Neighborhood

Discover the history of Madison, Wisconsin's Willy St. neighborhood through the Wisconsin Historical Society's image gallery

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

The Work of Blanchard Harper

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

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.

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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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