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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.

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

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

Wisconsin photographer David Marcou's images of life in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s

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

The Many Varied Photographs

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

Grant County Rural Schools

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

View this beautiful collection of Valentine's Day greeting cards collected from 1840 through 1980.

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

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

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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

Jim Widmer's photographs of Theresa, Wisconsin.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.

Native American Photographs

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

Snapshots of Daily Life

Study this collection of family photos and see a natural, simple view of everyday life in early 20th-century Randolph, 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.

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

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

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

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.
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