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Documenting a Sense of Place

View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.

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

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

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

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

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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

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.
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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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If you have questions about historical photos or images, please contact our reference staff by phone at 608-264-6535 or by email.