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 hand-drawn cartoon in crayon entitled "Westward The Course Of Empire". It features Frederick Jackson Turner on a rocking horse with a sunset in the back...
Date: date unknown
Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.
Description: Pencil drawing of men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an Eskimo in a yellow coat and hat eating an ice cream cone. In the backgrou...
Description: Portrait of columnist Robert Novak by Jack Higgins of the Chicago Sun-Times, which was for many years the home paper for Novak's column (with Rowlan...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....
Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...
Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of Robert Spencer.
Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...
Date: 1932-02 before
Description: Engraving by Charles Silver to mark the passage of Wisconsin's Unemployment Compensation Law, the first in the nation.
Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...
Description: Drawing of a Madison to Prairie du Chien stage coach in 1848. The coach is driven by two men and drawn by four horses as it passes a farm field separated f...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of two seated figures smoking pipes.
Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.
Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.
Description: Hand-colored drawing of President Abraham Lincoln. This image is one of several on a page from the Grant family bible.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...
Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.
Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...
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:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706