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 blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "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: 1876 ca.
Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.
Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Janesville Countryside.
Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Street looking east in Janesville. The Myers House is located at the top of the hill.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Men and boys stand in front of a wagon shop, probably in Edgerton, on Fulton Street. Wagons, wheels, yokes and farm implements surround them. A ramp behind...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...
Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.
Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: This is possibly a Gullik K. Springen family portrait.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Harriet Wood Wheeler, wife of Leonard Hemenway Wheeler, at the age of 74.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Grace May Hall, as a five-year-old circus child, with a large show python coiled at her feet and a smaller show snake around her neck.
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