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: 1945-04-07 ca.
Description: The D.M. Benjamin residence on Prospect Avenue.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Schley home on the corner of North Astor Street and East Juneau Avenue. It was built ca. 1850.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: View of the Grand Avenue viaduct and surrounding establishments. A line of automobiles are parked outside a tavern under the viaduct.
Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her toddler daughter Ellen Taylor Higgins standing in a doorway. Both are wearing long, cool weather coats. The number on the do...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...
Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.
Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.
Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.
Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: 40 North Prospect Avenue. Built ca. 1860, E.T. Mix, architect. House is three stories with a small tower on the roof. To the right is the yard with smal...
Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...
Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
Description: Ink drawing of a cabin in the woods. Cabin has one door and one window visible, as well as a stone chimney.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Looking south. Bridge in foreground is over Kinnickinnic River. Bridge over the road holds railroad tracks. In background are several houses and a build...
Description: A car and a trailer covered with "Gaylord Nelson for U.S. Senator" posters sits parked on a neighborhood street.
Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...
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