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Rural Wisconsin

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

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

A Wisconsin Historical Society Menu Sampler

View menus selected from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Explore our Visual Materials collection of nearly 3 million images in more than 6,000 collections. Over 80,000 images are available online.

The Photographs of Harold Hone

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

The Lloyd Jones Family Album

Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.

Photographs by Richard Quinney

Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.

A Visual Biography, 1908-1957

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

Browse images about the formation of the U.S. Social Security Act, selected from the collections of federal employees Witte, Altmeyer, Cohen and Wickenden.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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.

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

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

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Avid Amateur Photographer

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

Grant County Rural Schools

Study of a Neighborhood

Discover the history of Madison, Wisconsin's Willy St. neighborhood through the Wisconsin Historical Society's image gallery

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

Discover how Wisconsin-based company Pawling & Harnischfeger became one of the world's leading suppliers of manufacturing services.

Photographic portraits of Native Americans dating from 1898.
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