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

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

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

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

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

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

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

Wisconsin's First Outdoor Rock Festival

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

A Century of Aviation

Browse by category through aviation images drawn from the image collections of various archives including the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

View a gallery of foreign film posters from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

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.

Civil War Envelopes

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

Mississippi River Town

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

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

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.

View images from film "Hell's Angels," released by United Artists in 1930.

Madison's Settlement House

Images of Madison's only settlement house, Neighborhood House, from 1916 until the 1960s.

See the designs Wisconsin artists produced for the Centennial Stamp Contest.
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