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Ephraim Burt Trimpey, 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.
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Picturing Madison - Image Gallery Essay

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford
Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.
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Rare Photographs of Taliesin I and II - Image Gallery Essay

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.
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Sound Storm - Image Gallery Essay

Wisconsin's First Outdoor Rock Festival
Learn about and view photographs of Wisconsin's first outdoor rock festival, a groundbreaking three-day event.
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Interweaving the Autobiographical, the Philosophical and the Visual - Image Gallery Essay

Photographs by Richard Quinney
Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.
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The Winther Motor Company in Kenosha, Wisconsin - Image Gallery Essay

A Collection of Photographs
Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.
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A Visual Tour of Wisconsin's Fine Opera Houses - Image Gallery Essay

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.
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An Earth Day Gallery in Gaylord Nelson's Honor - Image Gallery Essay

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.
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Brandel and Jones Family Gallery - Image Gallery Essay

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.
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David Marcou's Images of Wisconsin Life - Image Gallery Essay

Wisconsin photographer David Marcou's images of life in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
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International Harvester Glass Negative Series, 1900-1939 - Image Gallery Essay

View the International Harvester Glass Negative Series featuring images of farmers, animals, factory workers, tractors, small-town life and more.
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From Caroline Webb's Papers - Image Gallery Essay

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934
Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.
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Howard Hughes, Filmmaker - Image Gallery Essay

View images from film "Hell's Angels," released by United Artists in 1930.
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Images of Wisconsin's Holocaust Survivors - Image Gallery Essay

See images that document the stories of 18 Wisconsin survivors of the World War II Holocaust.
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Native American Portraits by De Lancey Gill - Image Gallery Essay

Photographic portraits of Native Americans dating from 1898.
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Let's Go to the Circus! - Image Gallery Essay

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.
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Patriotism Through the Mail - Image Gallery Essay

Civil War Envelopes
View the culture and politics of a country at war with itself through envelopes produced by publishers and printers.
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George Barnard's Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign - Image Gallery Essay

Black-and-white photographs taken and printed by Civil War-era photographer George N. Barnard.
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Dickey Chapelle, Photojournalist - Image Gallery Essay

View these images shot by an early female war correspondent, Dickey Chapelle from Wisconsin.
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H.H. Bennett - Image Gallery Essay

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer
Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.

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