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A Wisconsin Historical Society Menu Sampler

View menus selected from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

The 1849 Sketches of James F. Wilkins

View this selection of drawings by James F. Wilkins, created on his journey on the Overland Trail from Missouri to Califonia in 1849.

The "Teenie Weenies" cartoons enchanted readers of all ages for more than 50 years. View this selection of cartoons by William Donahey.

Grant County Rural Schools

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

Native American Photographs

Collection of photographs documenting Native American life and the impact of federal government.

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

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

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Photographs by Richard Quinney

View photographs of the 1969 construction of the New York City World Trade Center.

View images from Cornelius (Neal) L. Harrington’s collection of photographs highlighting Wisconsin state parks, preserves and forests.

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.

Madison's Settlement House

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

Documenting a Sense of Place

View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.

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.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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

Black-and-white photographs taken and printed by Civil War-era photographer George N. Barnard.

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.
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