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: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.
Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...
Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.
Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."
Description: Engraving of a farm with an Eclipse windmill. There is a cutaway view of the building beneath showing a man inside working at a saw. Another man works at a...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of the Grande Chute Falls on the Fox River. There is a tent on the shore on the right.
Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring an engraving of boys marching under a benner of "Vic...
Description: Drawing of a tree with a banner over it reading Eugenics. The roots of the tree are labeled with sciences and fields connected to eugenics. Text on...
Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...
Date: 1862-03-15 ca.
Description: Engraved Illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Fort Donelson". The illustration shows the Second Iowa Volunteers regiment attacking Confederate...
Date: 1862-02-22 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.
Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...
Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...
Date: 1884 date unknown
Description: Small group of Native Americans spearing fish through ice on a river. Mountains can be seen in the background.
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Description: A engraving of the artist's conception of Pawnees torturing a female captive in the Morning Star Sacrifice ceremony.
Date: 1862-04-05 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...
Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...
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