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: date unknown
Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.
Description: Painted portrait of Democrat John Whitcome Reynolds.
Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...
Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...
Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.
Description: A painting of the three colonels of the 26th North Carolina Regiment. John R. Lane (born July 4, 1835), Harry King Burgwyn (born October 3, 1841), Zebulon...
Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.
Description: Portrait of John Wayles Hemings Jefferson in uniform.
Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...
Description: Portrait painting of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...
Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...
Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.
Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.
Description: A watercolor of prehistoric Indians building an effigy mound.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...
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: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...
Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Abram D. Smith.
Description: Portrait of Gaylord Nelson.
Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.
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