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A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

Photographs and Poetic Texts

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

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

Wisconsin's Camp Craft Camp for Girls, 1930-1955

This gallery shares more than 100 images from a northern Wisconsin summer camp for girls that operated between 1930 and 1955.

View many photographs of Cassville Wisconsin's varied river life, taken by Frank W. Feiker

See images that document the stories of 18 Wisconsin survivors of the World War II Holocaust.

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Grant County Rural Schools

Historical Essay

Angora - Image Gallery Essay

Rabbit Raising in German Concentration Camps

View this unusual photo album, the cover of which is made of angora rabbit wool, to see how the rabbits were raised in concentration camps.

Photographic portraits of Native Americans dating from 1898.

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

Discover how Wisconsin-based company Pawling & Harnischfeger became one of the world's leading suppliers of manufacturing services.

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

Browse a gallery of cigarette advertising trade cards from the 1870s to 1940s.

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

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

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

A Visual Biography, 1908-1957

Learn about the four years Senator Joseph McCarthy held the nation in his grasp with his anti-Communist rhetoric.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.
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