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 blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "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: 1894 ca.
Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Illinois Central railway station.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: View from unpaved Wisconsin Avenue looking east toward the third Wisconsin State Capitol sometime prior to the completion of the dome (1869). The portion o...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Elevated view of ornate carriage and animal cage with tents and people looking on at the annual Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall.
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Music Hall and the bottom of Bascom Hill. Langdon Street is in the foreground; a streetcar i...
Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue entrance of the Capitol Park to Madison City Hall. The City Hall building has a clock tower on the roof. The stone gateways...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Park Hotel, at the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Children and adults are standing on the street corner on the left. A large g...
Description: View from Library Mall across Langdon Street of Armory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also known as the Red Gym or Old Red.
Description: These two maps of Madison and the Four Lakes region show the site of the Teachers Country Club on Lake Monona, the lakes and the Catfish or Yahara River, f...
Description: Map shows rivers, creeks, roads, trails, mills, and town of Madison. Includes significant manuscript annotations; Sheet 1 is watercolor on lithographed ma...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.
Description: Two children pose on a lawn seated on a buggy; one child holds a kitten, and another kitten sits in the wagon near the other child. Two dogs sit on the gro...
Description: Lake Monona shoreline at Turville's Point.
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