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Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Explore photographs of farm life in 20th-century Wisconsin.

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

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

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

Explore history and images of beekeeping in Wisconsin.

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

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

Photographs by Richard Quinney

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

Explore images from the Hotz collection that depict Door County, Wisconsin at the turn of the 20th century.

A Century of Aviation

Browse by category through aviation images drawn from the image collections of various archives including the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

The Many Varied Photographs

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

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

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

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

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.
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