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Early American Civilian Aircrafts - Image Gallery Essay

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930.

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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

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

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Discover the works of Austrian artist Franz Hölzlhuber, who documented Wisconsin scenery through watercolor.

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

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