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: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.
Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...
Description: A three-year-old poses with a man-sized shovel of soil during a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new preschool. Behind him is a large steam shovel.
Date: date unknown
Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...
Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...
Description: Seven fire fighters are in an alley putting out a fire in a building. Three of the fire fighters are running with a fire hose, while two others hold the e...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan, with crowds of individuals walking up the numerous paths that lead to the resort's entrance.
Description: A crowd of spectators standing and sitting on a curb wait for a parade.
Description: Asian dignitaries, including two women, amidst a crowd, perhaps at a railroad station.
Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.
Date: 1921-05-22 ca.
Description: Crowd of spectators attend a dedication ceremony for a World War I monument in Humboldt Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Humboldt Park, Unveiling Bay V...
Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.
Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.
Description: A group of fire fighters stand in the street while two men are being raised on a moving ladder, which is attached to the back of a truck. Two other ladder...
Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...
Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.
Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.
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