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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.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Grant County Rural Schools

Avid Amateur Photographer

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

Explore history and images of beekeeping in Wisconsin.

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Black-and-white photographs taken and printed by Civil War-era photographer George N. Barnard.

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

Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Photographic portraits of Native Americans dating from 1898.

The Civil War sketches of Alexander Simplot were reproduced as engravings for use in newspapers.

Learn about the exploits of the U.S. Army National Guard's Red Arrow Division during World War II.

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

Allan Born, The Born Collection

Allan Born's photographs of Northern Wisconsin during the 1930's and beyond.

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

Civil War Envelopes

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

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s

Images of the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection of underground newspapers.

Jim Widmer's 'Spirit of Rural Wisconsin,' Part II

Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

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.
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