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: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...
Date: 1934 after
Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".
Date: 1931 before
Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.
Description: View inside the Allis-Chalmers plant of #27 double discharge Gates Gyratory Breaker during erection. It was built for the Utah Copper Company. There is a m...
Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...
Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.
Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.
Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn carts filled with hay and parked in rows at a market. Men stand between the rows, and houses surround the market square.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.
Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....
Description: Gaylord Nelson campaigning at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Waist up carte-de-visite portrait of Charles B. "Doc" Aubrey, 6th Wisconsin Infantry ("Iron Brigade") after the war. An engraving of Aubrey from 1862 is pr...
Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...
Description: Three men wearing hats are standing in front of the bar at a Milwaukee picnic. Behind them are a large group of men wearing black suits crowded around the...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...
Description: A group of six men sitting and standing near a barrier wall at a sporting event with bleachers in the background. They are all wearing jackets and hats, an...
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...
Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...
Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry 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:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706