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Wisconsin's First Outdoor Rock Festival

Learn about and view photographs of Wisconsin's first outdoor rock festival, a groundbreaking three-day event.

Grant County Rural Schools

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

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Civil War Envelopes

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

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

Mississippi River Town

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

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life

Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

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

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.

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.

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

Black-and-white photographs taken and printed by Civil War-era photographer George N. Barnard.

A Visual Biography, 1908-1957

Learn about the four years Senator Joseph McCarthy held the nation in his grasp with his anti-Communist rhetoric.

View this beautiful collection of Valentine's Day greeting cards collected from 1840 through 1980.
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