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Historical Essay

Northern Wisconsin - Image Gallery Essay

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker
Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.
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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

Otto Ansorge: Image Gallery Essay

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

The Planned Community of Greendale, Wisconsin - Image Gallery Essay

A Greenbelt Town
Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.
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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.
Historical Essay

Bees and Beekeepers Since 1872 - Image Gallery Essay

Explore history and images of beekeeping in Wisconsin.
Historical Essay

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
Historical Essay

Cranberry Farming in Wisconsin - Image Gallery Essay

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.
Historical Essay

Construction of the World Trade Center, 1969 - Image Gallery Essay

Photographs by Richard Quinney
View photographs of the 1969 construction of the New York City World Trade Center.
Historical Essay

Wisconsin State Fair - Image Gallery Essay

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

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.
Historical Essay

Wisconsin: A Guide to the Badger State - Image Gallery Essay

The Photographs of Harold Hone
This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.
Historical Essay

Tall-Tale Postcards - Image Gallery Essay

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce
Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

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