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

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

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

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

View this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

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

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

Photographs by Richard Quinney

View photographs of the 1969 construction of the New York City World Trade Center.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas.

Avid Amateur Photographer

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

A Wisconsin family's photography of their life, pets, parades and other festivities from the late 19th through the early 20th century.

An album of 32 unusual photographs taken in 1905 of graduates of Menomonie High School in Dunn County.

Madison's Settlement House

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

Explore photographs of farm life in 20th-century Wisconsin.
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