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

James T. Potter's Photos

View this image collection of architectural details of places in Madison, Wisconsin.

Native American Photographs

Collection of photographs documenting Native American life and the impact of federal government.

Civil War Envelopes

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

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.

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.

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.

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

Learn about the long life of the mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Civil War Regiment, a bald eagle named 'Old Abe'.

See images that document the stories of 18 Wisconsin survivors of the World War II Holocaust.

Historical Essay

Angora - Image Gallery Essay

Rabbit Raising in German Concentration Camps

View this unusual photo album, the cover of which is made of angora rabbit wool, to see how the rabbits were raised in concentration camps.

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

View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.


Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

The Many Varied Photographs

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

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.

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.

The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs

Read about the history of Manitowoc and Two Rivers, two Wisconsin communities, and view photos documenting more than 150 years of life in the two cities.
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