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

Allan Born, The Born Collection

Allan Born's photographs of Northern Wisconsin during the 1930's and beyond.

The Many Varied Photographs

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

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.

Discover the works of Austrian artist Franz Hölzlhuber, who documented Wisconsin scenery through watercolor.

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

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

Grant County Rural Schools

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

The Civil War sketches of Alexander Simplot were reproduced as engravings for use in newspapers.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

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.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Civil War Envelopes

View the culture and politics of a country at war with itself through envelopes produced by publishers and printers.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

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

The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs

Read about the history of Manitowoc and Two Rivers, two Wisconsin communities, and view photos documenting more than 150 years of life in the two cities.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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