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Madison's Settlement House

Images of Madison's only settlement house, Neighborhood House, from 1916 until the 1960s.

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

Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection

View this magnificent collection of 19th century famous scientists collected by Wisconsin naturalist Increase Lapham.

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.

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

Documenting a Sense of Place

View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.

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

Photographs by Richard Quinney

View photographs of the 1969 construction of the New York City World Trade Center.

A Nostalgic Look at Wisconsin Winters

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

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

The Many Varied Photographs

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

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

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

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

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

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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.

Photographer David Giffey Captures Details of Migrant Worker Life

Learn about migrant worker life in Wisconsin and Texas captured by Wisconsin-born photojournalist David Giffey.

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

Explore images from the Hotz collection that depict Door County, Wisconsin at the turn of the 20th century.

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

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