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: date unknown
Description: Panoramic view of group of men, boys, and girls lined up along railroad tracks, posed sitting and standing on and near two trains. There is a brick buildin...
Description: View across unpaved Main Street towards a crowd gathered to watch a parade of wagons.
Description: View up hill towards a large brick building with a large hole blasted in the second-floor. A wood platform below is collapsed.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Description: View across lawn of group posed in front of a two-story frame house. There is a woman sitting in a rocking chair, two women and a man are standing, a boy a...
Description: Elevated view from hill of farmhouse, farm buildings, and fenced yards. People are posed standing on the hill behind a fence.
Description: Ho-Chunk man smoking a cigar and wearing a duck bone breast plate and fur pants on the left, and a European American man wearing a suit, bow tie, and straw...
Description: Elevated view across river at flood stage, with piles of logs and timber caught near rocks. A flooded small building is surrounded by water, and has an adv...
Description: Three patriotically dressed women on horseback in town. The large flags have 45 stars, and the small flags have 46 stars.
Description: Wooden buildings in ruin. Overgrown bushes and piles of dirt are in the foreground.
Description: A portrait of an elderly couple sitting on steps leading into a frame house. On the right is a metal structure that is probably part of a windmill.
Description: View from street of men standing inside and outside of the J.W. Cole & Company Drugstore on the northeastern corner of Water and Main Streets.
Description: View of Monsos Brothers Grocery & Crockery after most of the building was washed away by the flooding Black River. High, rushing water can be seen at the r...
Description: Union High School, constructed in 1871. It later probably became a grade school. A man, woman and three children are posed sitting and standing on the step...
Description: View from sidewalk of the intersection of Main and First Streets, shows storefronts including A.F. Werner, Leading Clothier. A crowd is gathered, probably...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.
Description: Woman and two girls seated on a wooden bench in front of a house, another woman and girl standing alongside, and from left to right: possibly Aleda Johnson...
Description: Men posed standing on top of the City Water Tower, probably seventy feet high. A smaller group of men stand at the base behind a fence, and there is snow o...
Description: House with elaborate wood trim, residence of L.C. Jones. Torn down in 1994.
Description: Large three-story home with an attached greenhouse. There is a small statue and fountain in the yard, and a curved brick walkway. Probably the home of W.T....
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