Paul Vanderbilt with thematic panels.

Paul Vanderbilt's Wisconsin Thematic Panels - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the experimental style of one of the country's most respected scholars in the field of photography and archives.

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

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.

The "Teenie Weenies" cartoons enchanted readers of all ages for more than 50 years. View this selection of cartoons by William Donahey.

Images of a Milwaukee Manufacturing Powerhouse

Read about one of Milwaukee's most successful manufacturing companies and view vintage photographs of the corporation.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

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

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

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.

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

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