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: 1890 ca.
Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.
Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.
Description: A male mail carrier takes a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
Description: Elevated view of a man filling a bucket with coal from a dispenser on the back of an International truck owned by Northwest Side Coal Company. The text on...
Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.
Date: 1992 ca.
Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a checkered suit and holding a glass award next to a podium. A man wearing a suit stands next to her. The sign on the podium reads: "...
Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...
Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Interior of the Vienna Cafe at the Milwaukee Bazaar.
Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...
Date: date unknown
Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, handing a baseball to an unidentified young man wearing a jacket. Two unidenti...
Description: Letterhead of the Schlitz Park Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with halftone views of the park gateway and a two-story open-air pavilion with an overlook,...
Date: 1896-02-22 before
Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...
Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...
Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.
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:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706