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: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Tower Avenue.
Date: date unknown
Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.
Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
Description: A large pavilion with a gray roof and tower are in the center of the image. A dirt road passes across the lower foreground. On the right of the building...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of Tower Avenue. A furniture store is located on the left side of the street and a shoe store is visible in the distance on the right.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Two horse-drawn carts parked near mill.
Description: Winter postcard view of the pier and lighthouse at Port Washington seen from the icy shore of Lake Michigan.
Description: Photographic postcard of the three-story, brick opera house. A horse-drawn carriage is on the street in front.
Description: Two boys haul four giant plums using a small wagon pulled by two white goats. One boy is holding the reins. The boys are wearing jackets and caps. The back...
Description: Colorized postcard of Exchange Square on Main Street. The elevated view shows a drug store on the corner and a bank to the right. Most buildings have awnin...
Description: Holiday postcard of a family in a car. It is decorated with flowers, foliage and ribbons. The parents are inside the car, and the son is sitting on the hoo...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Yellow River Bridge. A horse-drawn wagon full of hay is crossing the bridge. Houses and trees can be seen on the far side of t...
Description: Elkhorn House.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Government locks and factory district on the Fox River.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.
Description: Advertising postcard featuring a color illustration of an International A-120 truck.
Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Many people can be seen on the sidewalks and flags decorate the buildings. The street is not paved and several horse-...
Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Buildings and trees line the street. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are on the street and the sidewalks. Text b...
Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."
Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene in Chili. The scene depicts multiple people wo...
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