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Early American Civilian Aircrafts - Image Gallery Essay

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930.

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

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

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

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.

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

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

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

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

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

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

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.
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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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If you have questions about historical photos or images, please contact our reference staff by phone at 608-264-6535 or by email.

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