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: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...
Description: Exterior of Portage County Courthouse, built in 1868. Stairs lead to the main entrance of the stone building and a monument and cannon stand on the lawn....
Description: View down street of with commercial buildings and dwellings. There are two carriages parked near a building which has part of a sign visible over the entra...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Five men stand on or nearby a sled loaded with logs and pulled by two horses at the landing at Hein's logging camp. There is snow on the ground.
Description: Elevated view of Van Hise Hall, photographed through an infrared filter, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: View down Main Street. A row of houses is on the left. Horses and a buggy are stationed near a shop with a sign that reads "Schlump Brothers."
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...
Description: A man in a work uniform and hat places a wooden tray of tools into the back of an International pickup truck. The truck is parked along the side of a resid...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the clock and belfry at a German Catholic church. A small structure is attached to the back of the church.
Description: View down Main Street dirt road. A horse and buggy stand near a sidewalk on the left near a group of men. Further down on the right the Bangor State Bank h...
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: The landing of the "Spirit of St. Louis", carrying Charles Lindbergh.
Description: In the afternoon, nothingOvernight, unseenIn the morning, a wooden horse with strangerssending telegrams for more
Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. A crowd of children and adults is watching from a snowbank...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A wooden chest with a sign "[illegible] Cement Work" stands on West Dayton Street near its intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. There is a bucket nearby, an...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A small abandoned log cabin stands among tall conifers and overgrown brush. There is very little chinking remaining and no glass in the window. The cabin h...
Description: View down middle of two railroad tracks towards the railroad depot. Freight cars are on another set of railroad tracks on the left, and in the far backgrou...
Description: Exterior of the front entrance to the two-story Catholic School. Bare trees stand in the lawn outside the building.
Date: 1909 after
Description: A view of the facade and side of First Congregational Church. Its main entrance is part of the belfry structure. All visible windows are stained glass, dec...
Description: Exterior view of Fitzgerald's Modern Rooms, which is a private home with rooms for tourists, with a screened-in porch, and a balcony. Two children are stan...
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:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706