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Visual Materials Subject Overview

Learn about the wide range of visual materials subjects available to view both online and in our Archives
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Great Stories Start Here

A gallery of 35 historic images hand-selected by Society Image Lab staff
Society Image Lab staff have created a list of their 35 favorite and most popular historic images from our 100,000+ image database.
Historical Essay

Menu Gallery: Image Gallery Essay

A Wisconsin Historical Society Menu Sampler
View menus selected from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Historical Essay

Wisconsin’s Historical Markers: Image Gallery Essay

The Early History of Wisconsin's Historical Markers Program
Learn more about the early history of Wisconsin's State Historical Markers program.
Historical Essay

Early American Civilian Aircrafts: Image Gallery Essay

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930
The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930
Historical Essay

Otto Ansorge: Image Gallery Essay

Jewelry and Postcard Publisher
Discover the History of Winnecone, Wisconsin through Otto Ansorge's photographs
Historical Essay

Willy Street: Image Gallery Essay

Study of a Neighborhood
Discover the history of Madison, Wisconsin's Willy St. neighborhood through the Wisconsin Historical Society's image gallery
Historical Essay

Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay

Candidates on the Road
Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay
Historical Essay

Charles Van Schaick and Wisconsin Death Trip

The work of Charles Van Schaick (Van Scoik) in the Wisconsin Historical Society collection includes over 8,000 images...
Historical Essay

The Great Outdoors

Mid-Century Photographs from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Historical Essay

Deer Park Buddhist Center Photographs

This collection contains photographs taken by Kalleen Mortensen, a Madison, WI resident and long-time member of the Deer Park Buddhist community.
Historical Essay

World War I Posters - Image Gallery Essay

Crucial tools to shaping civilian attitudes towards the war
World War I Posters in the Wisconsin Historical Society collections
Historical Essay

Up North with Lucy Rumsey Holt - Image Gallery Essay

Explore Lake Life in Northern Wisconsin with the Holt Family
Historical Essay

Eduard Frankl: Picturing the Great War - Image Gallery Essay

Photographs, shot by Eduard Frankl, of war related activities in Europe and the Middle East during World War I.
Historical Essay

Wisconsin to the Matanuska Valley, Alaska Territory - Image Gallery Essay

Photographs documenting Arville Schalaben's travels to Alaska and the Matanuska Valley.
Historical Essay

Life at the State House: Trout Lake Forestry Headquarters - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the history of the Trout Lake Forestry Headquarters in Vilas County

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