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: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"The fertillity of the soil in North America, Canada, and especially in the state of Wisconsin, brought it about that the great...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...
Date: date unknown
Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.
Date: 1917 before
Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...
Description: The Simeon Mills house located at 2709 Sommers Avenue.
Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.
Description: A watercolor painting depicting the city of Madison circa 1850-1851.
Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.
Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.
Description: The Neckerman house, located at 208-212 Monona Avenue, built by General David Atwood and his partner Royal Buck as a double house in the late 1840's.
Description: The Simeon Mills house, located at 222 Monona Avenue.
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
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