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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.

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

A Nostalgic Look at Wisconsin Winters

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

View the International Harvester Glass Negative Series featuring images of farmers, animals, factory workers, tractors, small-town life and more.

Mississippi River Town

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

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

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

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

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

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

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

Grant County Rural Schools

Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Service

View Carrie Chapman Catt's glass lantern slides from her travels as an activist for women's rights and world peace.

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

View an extensive image collection about this early social leadership center that focused on labor organization, and later, civil rights.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Civil War Envelopes

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


Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

The Natchez Poverty Report

View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.

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