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: View of Main Street when it was still a dirt road.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of the Hotel Retlaw, with cars on the street and pedestrians on the side walk.
Description: Three young boys gather around a wheelbarrow filled with giant peaches. One of the boys is holding a peach that has been broken open, exposing its pit. Two...
Description: View of a dirt road with storefronts, and a men with horses and horse-drawn tools.
Description: A group of working class men stand staring at a giant pike fish resting on a long, wooden horse-drawn sled. The scene takes place in an industrial district...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Front view of the Y.M.C.A. building.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Railroad loading platform with a Gurney Refrigerator Company plant in the far background. On the far left a man pulls a hand cart, in the center a man sits...
Description: Postcard submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. On the front of the postcard is the slogan: You can 'whip' our cream but you can't...
Description: View of St. Mary's Spring Sanitarium, a rest resort with hot springs. In the 1920's, the sanitarium is listed in directories as St. Mary's Spring Academy f...
Description: A man is driving an old-fashioned car with three women passengers on a road littered with cows. The driver has hit a cow with the car, causing it to fly in...
Description: Exterior view of Smith Hall at Ripon College.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Fond du Lac Public Library, with people standing on the front steps to the building.
Description: Two hunters, rifles in hand, transport the giant rabbits they have killed homeward. They have tied the rabbits to a wooden pole, which they rested between...
Description: Bishop Grafton's residence.
Description: Exterior view of Jefferson School.
Description: Two girls wearing white dresses ride a pig, sitting back-to-back. One girl holds the pig's tail and the other holds its ears. A boy pokes the pig's haunch...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Anderson's store with horse and carriage.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of Main Street looking north from Blossom Street featuring a hotel in the left foreground.
Description: Two men are hunting with rifles in the Wisconsin woods. It is winter; there is snow on the ground. Instead of shooting a deer, one hunter shoots a giant...
Description: Front view of the State Bank with several figures standing in front.
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