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The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.

View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

The Lloyd Jones Family Album

Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

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

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.

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.

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

Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

Photographs and Poetic Texts

Learn about the experimental style of one of the country's most respected scholars in the field of photography and archives.

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

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.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

Harry and Roy Aitken

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

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

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

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