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Photographs by Richard Quinney

Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.

Madison's Settlement House

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

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Historical Essay

The Birth of Lake Delton

Learn about the rise of Wisconsin Dells tourism, and read about the creation and collapse of the manmade river it was founded on. Links to pictures.

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

James T. Potter's Photos

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

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

View images produced by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, while they were challenging a white, supremacist delegation.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Snapshots of Daily Life

Study this collection of family photos and see a natural, simple view of everyday life in early 20th-century Randolph, Wisconsin.

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

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

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

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

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

See the designs Wisconsin artists produced for the Centennial Stamp Contest.

View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

Last Socialist to Run a Major American City

Learn about Milwaukee's third and last Socialist mayor. Read about the many improvements made to the city of Milwaukee under his leadership.
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