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: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.
Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...
Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing showing an interior perspective of the living room/balcony space and an exterior perspective of the residence designed and drawn b...
Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".
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: 1945 ca.
Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...
Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.
Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Date: date unknown
Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.
Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Pencil drawing of men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.
Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.
Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...
Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...
Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...
Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.
Description: A sketch of a steamboat coming down the Tennessee River. Both shorelines are visible and there is another boat in the far distance.
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