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: Two pictographs: Pictograph C., Okundekund, and his Band of Ontonagon, Michigan, and Pictograph D., Kakake-Ogwunaosh, and his Band of the Head of the Wisc...
Description: A masked negative showing a rat trap, Kelly's "JUNIOR" RAT CAFETERIA, by the Solvit Chemical Company of Madison.
Description: Sharon Koepke, twelve-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip (Joy) Koepke, 830 Hiawatha Drive, with her pet white rat, "Bonnie".
Description: Children observe captive white rats in cages.
Description: "Kelly's Rat Cafeteria", cross section view of the interior and also the front view, taken for Solvit Chemical Company.
Description: Exterior view of the Wil-Kil Pest Control building at 705 Williamson Street. The sign above the entrance features a rat and a cockroach depicted in neon.
Date: 1720 after
Description: Detailed, ornate, and comprehensive map of America from the east coast to present day Texas. Numerous features appear throughout the map, including Native...
Description: James Capacio and John H. Endres, assistant to L.B. Kelly of the Solvit Chemical Company, distributing poison bread at the Shorewood dump in a rat extermin...
Description: Synopsis of Indian Hieroglyphics. Pictographs 71-140, including birds, human figures, plants, animals and other symbols.
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: A deceased rat lies on the ground near a wood pile.
80 people live in 21 buildings in the Taylor Alley neighborhood of Natchez. The occupants have 11 hyd...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Description: Kenisteno, and his Band of Trout Lake, Wisconsin. One row of birds, animals and fish pictographs.
Description: James L. Clarke (left) city health inspector, and Lewis B. Kelly (right) president of the Solvit Chemical Corp., are shown as they prepare to scatter the b...
Description: A seven-sided arrangement of Union ships and military camps surrounding 7 rats and one cat. Harpers Ferry appears in the center of a circular design. The s...
Description: James L. Clark, Madison city health inspector, shown pointing to a map of Madison marked with X's signifying places with rat infestation.
Description: Dr. Karl Paul Link, professor of biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, right, is pictured with Dr. Mohan Singh, director of food preservations for t...
Description: John Harrison, 616 Williamson Street, with part of his brood of doomed white rats. City health department ordered their extermination.
Description: Poster for the Madison Tenant Union, an organization created for tenants to improve housing conditions and offer guidance with tenant grievances against la...
Description: Political cartoon showing a nude man chained to a jail cell door bearing a sign that reads "Jailing of Children." There are two rats in the foreground, wit...
Description: Two men in a laboratory weighing rats at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
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:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706