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 young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...
Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...
Description: Side view from behind the shooting gallery at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women and boys are shooting at targets while Boy Scouts and other men stand around....
Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.
Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...
Description: Lew Burdette, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, swings a bat against the Chicago Cubs on June 8, 1959. Burdette, always known as a good hitt...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Map reads: "Milwaukee's Polish Population. Map showing in Red Color the Location and Density of Polish=Speaking Population of the City of Milwaukee, Wis."...
Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.
Description: Two children holding a puppy.
Date: 1940 before
Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Map printed in the Milwaukee Herald, 16th of February, 1912. Includes list of Assembly, State Senate, and Congressional districts in bottom margin. Contain...
Description: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...
Description: A young mother feeds her infant baby food outdoors.
Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.
Description: Jehovah's Witnesses assembly camper doing laundry.
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:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706