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: 1938 ca.
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.
Description: This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State His...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Friedrich Flersheim, who immigrated at the beginning of the '50's from Mecklenburg to Illinois, sold his farm and built for h...
Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: View of a country store in autumn. A man driving a horsedrawn wagon hauls full milkcans in the foreground and, to the right, several families are hauling i...
Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...
Description: A depiction of the Yellowstone Church of rural Lafayette County, just a few miles from the Kammerude farm. The church is built from locally quarried limest...
Date: 1862-06 ca.
Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...
Date: 1858-11-04 ca.
Description: After receiving a request from the German theatre director in St. Louis, Missouri, Holzlhuber took leave from his teaching at the German-English Academy to...
Description: "....The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner fo...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...
Date: 1858-08 ca.
Description: The farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who immigrated to Canada with his wife and three sons. There they worked to cultivate a huge complex of land.
Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.
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