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.
Description: A view of small wooden houses on each side of a tree-lined path. Two children with a bicycle are standing on the path in the middle distance, near another...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...
Description: View across street of the Sun Prairie City Hall, a large brick building with two balconies in the tower and arched windows on the ground floor. A person dr...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...
Description: Aerial photograph looking northwest across the reservoir on Glenway Street. Featured are Hoyt and Quarry Parks, Resurrection Cemetery. Major streets are Fr...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A group of boys, most wearing caps, pose at the side of Madison's Third Ward School, also known as Brayton School. There are girls in the background.
Date: 1904 before
Description: Wisconsin's Third Capitol building seen from across the road, with fountain near a gate, which has sculptures on top of the columns. The grounds are surrou...
Description: View across dirt road of the asylum and grounds. A large three-story building is spread out over several acres. Stairs are leading up to entrances on the s...
Date: date unknown
Description: View down dirt path through a wooded area. Beyond the trees are houses and buildings.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...
Description: A horse stands in a field with trees, rigged up to an empty carriage.
Description: Lewis Arms stands next to a damaged 1946 Chevrolet which had been rented from Friede Rent-A-Car. Arms and Bert Rogers had been traveling to Milwaukee in th...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...
Description: View along shoreline of a mill on a river. There is a man loading bags onto a cart at the front. There is a wooded hill on the right.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...
Description: View down an unpaved street at the intersection of Main Street and Nelson Street. There are pedestrians on the sidewalks, and a man is shoveling in the str...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: F.D. Eyerley crouches down to give his daughter a kiss. A bicycle is propped against a wooden fence which runs the perimeter of the front yard of the West...
Description: Milwaukee Cheese Company trucks, parked in a row at 301 South Few Street.
Date: 1971 ca.
Description: View down a winding, hilly country road. A full moon is in the background, just above the horizon line.
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:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706