Historical Markers Gallery.

Historical Markers Gallery - Image Gallery Essay

The early history or Wisconsin's Historical Markers program.

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

Wisconsin's Camp Craft Camp for Girls, 1930-1955

This gallery shares more than 100 images from a northern Wisconsin summer camp for girls that operated between 1930 and 1955.

View images from film "Hell's Angels," released by United Artists in 1930.

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

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

Explore photographs of farm life in 20th-century 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.

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

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.
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About Our Image Galleries

Image galleries feature selections from visual materials in the Society's Archives. They reflect the wide range of subjects, photographers, and collections available for research. Each gallery is introduced by an essay to provide historical context and background.

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If you have questions about historical photos or images, please contact our reference staff by phone at 608-264-6535 or by email.

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