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: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view across water towards a fisherman wearing waders and holding his spinning rod and creel is crouching on his hands...
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view from riverbank across river towards a fisherman (probably Sid Boyum) on the opposite bank readying his fishing eq...
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: Front view of the Ackerman farmhouse, built about 1841, located at University Avenue and East Mill Street.
Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.
Description: A preliminary sketch of a landscape with partially drawn cannons in the foreground and tents in the background.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view from a riverbank of a fly fisherman wearing hip waders standing in a stream hooking a large fish that is leaping...
Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?
Date: 1875-10 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the Dalles of the St. Louis River in Minnesota.
Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a fly fisherman wearing hip waders standing in a stream hooking a large fish which is unseen but creating a large splash...
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