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 decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...
Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...
Description: Menu for a dinner at the Parker House, given by the Commercial Club of Boston for the Commercial Clubs of Chicago, Cincinnati, and St. Louis. Imprinted on...
Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: Stephen M. Babcock's membership card for the League of American Wheelmen, Geneva Bicycle Club of New York for the year 1885. The card is signed by Secretar...
Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...
Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers.
Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.
Date: 1882-03-19 ca.
Description: Certificate creating Post Number 25, Department of Wisconsin, of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...
Date: 1852-03-08 after
Description: Two identical ninth plate ambrotypes of an unidentified woman, set into a Mascher's Improved Stereoscope viewing case, patented March 8th, 1852. She wears...
Date: 1819 date unknown
Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...
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:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706