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Photographic portraits of Native Americans dating from 1898.

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

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.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

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

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.

Discover Madison's Kehl School of Dance through photographs of the performers, public events, dance studio, and other images.

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

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

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

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

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.

The Many Varied Photographs

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

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

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

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

A Wisconsin Historical Society Menu Sampler

View menus selected from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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