American Campaigns.

Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay

Coming of age in Ohio, James Baughman developed a passion for the Cleveland Indians and presidential campaigns. The youngster's hobbies offered a good window into the American experience.

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Discover Madison's Kehl School of Dance through photographs of the performers, public events, dance studio, and other images.

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.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

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Visual Materials Subject Overview

Learn about the wide range of visual materials subjects available to view both online and in our Archives

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

Images of a Milwaukee Manufacturing Powerhouse

Read about one of Milwaukee's most successful manufacturing companies and view vintage photographs of the corporation.

Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection

View this magnificent collection of 19th century famous scientists collected by Wisconsin naturalist Increase Lapham.

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

View a gallery of foreign film posters from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

An album of 32 unusual photographs taken in 1905 of graduates of Menomonie High School in Dunn County.
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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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