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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.

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s

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

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.

Explore history and images of beekeeping in Wisconsin.

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Allan Born, The Born Collection

Allan Born's photographs of Northern Wisconsin during the 1930's and beyond.

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

Browse a gallery of cigarette advertising trade cards from the 1870s to 1940s.

Learn about the long life of the mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Civil War Regiment, a bald eagle named 'Old Abe'.

A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

View images from Cornelius (Neal) L. Harrington’s collection of photographs highlighting Wisconsin state parks, preserves and forests.

Browse images about the formation of the U.S. Social Security Act, selected from the collections of federal employees Witte, Altmeyer, Cohen and Wickenden.

A Wisconsin family's photography of their life, pets, parades and other festivities from the late 19th through the early 20th century.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

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

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

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

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.
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