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Menu Gallery - Image Gallery Essay

The menus owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society document a wide range of special occasions as well as everyday fare.

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The 1849 Sketches of James F. Wilkins

View this selection of drawings by James F. Wilkins, created on his journey on the Overland Trail from Missouri to Califonia in 1849.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

A Nostalgic Look at Wisconsin Winters

Explore this gallery featuring the best and most interesting Wisconsin winter photographs.

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

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

Avid Amateur Photographer

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

View a large gallery of Wisconsin residents playing: bowling, dancing, curling, sailing, skateboarding, skating, skiing and snowmobiling.

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

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

Have Questions?

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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