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: Copy print portrait of a Ho-Chunk man, standing on the left next to a European American woman near a tent. Both are wearing Ho-Chunk regalia including larg...
Description: People wearing bathing suits swim in the ocean and lie on the beach.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of corn machines, showing an old man next to a scarecrow with a jack-o-lantern f...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Farmer on a horse-drawn manure spreader pulling out of barn. Another farm building is on the left. A small girl, possibly a daughter, is peering out from b...
Description: An International dump truck empties its load down the side of a canyon during the construction of the Hoover Dam.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...
Description: A crowd watches as soap box derby cars get ready for a race and men check over the cars. A sign over the road reads, "Free Shellubrication" for Derby Entra...
Description: A man wearing a straw hat is sitting on the ground holding a baby in the countryside in Cuba. A woman sits behind him looking at the photographer. The woma...
Date: 1877-06 ca.
Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area, surrounded by several women. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, J...
Description: A well-dressed man with a cane directs seven trained dogs in Capitol Park. The third Wisconsin State Capitol building is in the background.
Description: Indian boys and girls pose for a group portrait outdoors in front of the government school.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Dr. Joseph Smith and family view the glacier at Grindewald during their European tour.
Description: Men stand near a stone crusher powered by an International PD-40 power unit. The crusher was owned and operated by Coy Hawk. Two buildings stand in the ba...
Description: Gymnasium annex undergoing demolition on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is on the left. Three men are working...
Description: Unidentified group, presumably in a U.S. Civil War Connection.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...
Description: Men cutting grain with cradles while other men gather it into bundles by hand. The scene is a re-enactment filmed in 1929 for the Fox-Hearst film "Romance...
Description: Movie still from the Artcraft movie "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," featuring Mary Pickford (playing the title role) goofing off with a parasol.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Large group of men, women and children, unidentified, posed with members of a brass band at a gathering. The group is posed in front of and behind a fence,...
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