Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A man uses a Cletrac crawler tractor to clear land on a farm. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "Pulling stumps and clearing land are important job...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Farmers unloading bags of seed from the back of an International L-series pickup truck in a field. A McCormick Farmall H tractor with attached grain drill...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Children and adults enjoy a picnic in the wooded schoolyard at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Pans of food have been placed on boards supported by...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring an engraving of boys marching under a benner of "Vic...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View looking up towards large rock formation with trees at Devil's Lake. A man is standing at the top of the rock formation on the right, and on the left a...
Description: Albert Knowles, brother-in-law of William Wade, at Herrling Farm. The Greenbush Baptist Church is visible in the background.
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
Description: An idyllic afternoon in the Capitol Park, showing groups of men and women seated on benches and conversing. The reproduction Centennial fountain is almost...
Description: Three men fish with long cane poles at a rock lined stream.
Description: Two women and a man stand in the distance on the crest of a grassy rise.
Description: People standing among the broken remains of the Tim Finley farm after a killer tornado. A woman in the center is standing on a mattress. Two people were ki...
Description: Students at the Cloverland School, District No.2, stand hand in hand, with arms outstretched, in front of the brick school building. The front porch extend...
Date: date unknown
We tend to forget that at the time of the destruction of the forests, an emergency situation existed. The need for lumber for the building up of...
Description: American foreign correspondent, Robert M. Shaplen (center) with his father, Joseph Shaplen, also a foreign correspondent and his mother, Sonia Modell Shapl...
Description: Rudolf Herrling farm looking west from the sawmill platform. Three men are near horses and carts in a fenced-in area. In the background is the farmhouse.
Description: Group posed standing and sitting on grass with bicycles and oars in front of an open wooden building with covered hanging vines. One man is holding a set o...
Description: A man uses a Cletrac crawler tractor and disc harrow to do work in an uphill farm field.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.
Description: "Jody Steger snowblows at the village lift station on Wisconsin Street."
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Two lumberjacks pose with a saw which they're using to fell a pine tree.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706