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 water tower with a ruler indicating the amount of the water inside.
Description: The exterior of the Congregational Church.
Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.
Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: The exterior of the Catholic church and the parsonage. The church building has a gable roof, lancet arched windows, and a steeple with a cross atop.
Description: A man driving a carriage pulled by two horses is at the curb of the post office. On the street, there is the dentist office of H.H. Hancock, a bank, and J....
Description: The building was erected after a fire which destroyed most of the Bloomington business section in 1897. The bank was acquired by Peter Woodhouse and Patric...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...
Description: Exterior view of Ludden's Poultry and Eggs from the dirt road. The shop features a porch, gable roof, and fenced yard. There are wooden crates and barrels...
Description: Shops along Main Street. On the left, there is a Woodhouse and Bartley bank, a hardware store, Greer shoe store, J.B. Ludden general merchandise, a bank, a...
Description: Exterior of the two-story high school.
Description: The two-story stone schoolhouse. A flagpole hangs over the entrance.
Description: Store at 1897 Canal Street, with an old car on the lower right. The car is parked in front of a "no parking" sign.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...
Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...
Description: View down middle of Main Street. The right side of the street features: Bloomington State Bank, Ira Fox Meat Market, C.H. Enke, Sprague's Recreation Parlor...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The "Rock School" building with children and teachers posed outside.
Description: View across a wooden footbridge. There are two men and a cart below on the left.
Description: House with typical extension in rear.
Description: Rows of cars are parked at shops on Main Street. The shop signs (from left to right) are: Doctor R.H. Merrifield Dentist, Clem Meyer — Dry Goods and Grocer...
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