HISTORICAL ESSAY

Letterheads: Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975 - Image Gallery Essay

Before email and texting, custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. See more than 300 images of this branding method.

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Learn about the exploits of the U.S. Army National Guard's Red Arrow Division during World War II.

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

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

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

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

Madison's Settlement House

Images of Madison's only settlement house, Neighborhood House, from 1916 until the 1960.

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

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

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.
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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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