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A Pictorial History of Victorian Wisconsin - Image Gallery Essay

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.
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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
Historical Essay

Alfred A. Bish - Image Gallery Essay

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls
Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.
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Harry Dankoler - Image Gallery Essay

Avid Amateur Photographer
Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.
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McCormick-International Harvester Collection — Image Gallery Essay

Farming in America
Discover the history of the International Harvester Company through the Wisconsin Historical Society's images
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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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Wisconsin Place File - Image Gallery Essay

Documenting a Sense of Place
View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.
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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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American History Through Christmas Cards - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.
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Blanchard Harper - Image Gallery Essay

The Work of Blanchard Harper
Learn about the work of Blanchard Harper, a female photographer who settled near Madison, Wisconsin.
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Horses to Horsepower - Image Gallery Essay

Automobiles in Wisconsin History
Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.
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Remembering Madison - Image Gallery Essay

The Lloyd Jones Family Album
Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.
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Edward A. Bass - Image Gallery Essay

Doctor and Amateur Photographer
Discover the career of amateur photographer and doctor Edward Bass who surprised people with his near-overnight success and natural talent.

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