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: Members of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation) at a holiday costume party.
Date: 1914-05-30 ca.
Description: Juneau Park looking north from approximately E. Mason Street with the Chicago and North Western railroad tracks on the right. The Lake Michigan shoreline i...
Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...
Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.
Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harriet Earling Thwaits, Milwaukee philanthropist, wife of Frederick C. Thwaits.
Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...
Date: 1914-05-11 ca.
Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.
Description: Bartender, Sandra Gaertner and her fabulous hair standing behind the bar at Walter's on North Avenue. Two male customers are seated at the bar in the backg...
Description: Ten people at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 41 Outdoor Theatre.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Portrait of Laura Graf seated in a chair at her home in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. A bookcase is behind her.
Laura was born September 2, 1898 in Pewaukee (Wa...
Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with Arthur Goldberg, former Secretary of Labor and, at the time of the photograph, Supreme Court Justice. Another man c...
Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: A group of girls, including several Girl Scouts in uniform, photographed in the youth residence hall at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Pro price-control broadcast at WJRN. A woman and two men stand encircling a microphone holding scripts. A clock is on the wall behind them and a piano [?]...
Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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