The Photographs of Harold Hone

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

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.


Sabin General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved road towards the General Store on the right, with horses and buggies and their drivers assembled out front. A man is standing on the fron...

View the International Harvester Glass Negative Series featuring images of farmers, animals, factory workers, tractors, small-town life and more.


Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree-cov...

Date: 1952-04-22 before

Description: Menu from the Inaugural Luncheon of the Half-Century Club of the National Association of Tobacco Distributors, with a pioneer driving a team of horses pull...

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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 these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

Date: 1908-10-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Hotel Badger, with an etching of a fox sitting on the ground looking up at a bunch of grapes hanging on a vine over a...

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

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.


Harvey Lein

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Harvey Lein, 13, poses with a flock of chickens near a barn. He is wearing a cap and bib overalls and is carrying a bucket. There are bushes blooming in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the Wisconsin Light Guard standing in formation in a field. There is a hill in the background lined with trees.


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