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: 1895 ca.
Description: A view of a dock showing a steam vessel and men with a team of horses towing a log raft.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A map of the state of Wisconsin sectioned by county. Scale: eight miles to the inch.
Description: Polish immigrants, wearing Polish national dress, with a wagon in Market Square. Other men in the square are wearing suits, long coats, and hats. The women...
Description: Informal portrait of a group of people gathered on the curb and sidewalk in front of a building. Many of the people have bicycles. There is a pennant behin...
Description: General store and post office. Hans Johsnon, Newport's founder, is shown on the porch. The post office was established on October 17, 1882, with Johnson...
Description: Louis and Henry Harder and Mr. and Mrs. Schildhauer pose by a tree with their bicycles parked nearby. They were probably resting during a bicycle ride on M...
Description: View from sloped lawn of the Lake Mendota shoreline, with the Lucien S. Hanks boathouse in the foreground, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathous...
Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.
Description: A view from the dock.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the town with All Souls Church in the bottom right corner.
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...
Description: Driveway leading to the German Methodist Episcopal Church.
Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph looks into a living area with a large, wood-burning furnace and several...
Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...
Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: This map shows the entire state with railroad routes shown in red, blue, orange, green, brown, pink, green, and black. Also labeled are counties, cities, t...
Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Description: View across Bascom Hill of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Two well-dressed men survey piles of debris left in the wake of a tornado. Part of the wall of a brick building is in the background.
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