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: 1952 ca.
Description: Joe Hess using a circling machine to create a barrel head at the Hess Cooperage.
Date: date unknown
Description: Woman being waited on at the counter of a grocery store.
Description: View down railroad tracks of a man standing on the platform at the Dane train depot. Houses are along a street on the right.
Description: The 98th Founder's Day dinner at the Memorial Union, where a campaign was announced to raise five million dollars for the improvement of the lower campus o...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men, Edward Kerd on the left and Matt Valentine on the right. Edward appears to be standing on a stoo...
Description: A street carnival on the Capitol Square in which two individuals perform together while suspended in the air.
Description: Blooming Grove neighbors of John Speranza digging a basement for a new Speranza shop which will replace the one lost to a fire that also destroyed the Sper...
Description: Dressed in a shirt, hat and narrow tie, Charles Brendier poses for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop with a cigar in his hand.
Description: New Annie, the elephant at Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), reaching her trunk through the bars.
Description: Clifford L. Lord, director of the State Historical Society (on the right), seated with Governor Walter Goodland and Mrs. Goodland at an event at the Wiscon...
Description: Wayne Dillabaugh, left, poses with Jack McManus.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: William Middleton, dressed as a chef, poses holding a bowl on a plate. He is wearing pince-nez glasses.
Description: 98th University of Wisconsin Founder's Day dinner at the Memorial Union where an announcement was made of a campaign to raise five million dollars for the...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women standing on either side of a man wearing a hat. Both woman are wearing dresses, and the woman o...
Description: Matthew Witt's photo studio on Main Street. His business was there for 50 years, from 1913 to 1963. Two men are sitting on the stoop in the doorway. The bu...
Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor applies a trowel of fresh cement to a base for the cornerstone of the new Queen of Apostles seminary, 5810 Cottage Grove Road. L...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Commemorating one hundred years of Norwegian independence at a Syttende Mai (May 17th) celebration. An automobile with four people is decorated with a Norw...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Five men sit on the ground in the grass playing various horned musical instruments. The corresponding caption reads, "Picnic at Winnequah." They are readin...
Description: Scout Charles Anderson is being presented with a $500 check by Edward Fischer, Sheriff of Dane County, safety director and past commander of the Veterans o...
Description: Men in work clothes stand on scaffolding in the library reading room of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Desks below are covered with drop cloths. The rea...
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