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: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...
Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four women in yard, one holding a doll with a woman sitting on the porch behind frame house. There is a man holding a shovel and two children are standing...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...
Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...
Description: Outdoor family portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell, Elizabeth Turvill Wood, and Jessie Turvill Thwaites. They are sitting on a porch in front of windows wit...
Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.
Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.
Description: An unknown man is standing and feeding chickens in a farm yard. A barn is in the background on the left.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Family in yard with man on rig, man on side with reaper and other farm implements. There is a frame house behind that has interesting cornice work above a...
Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...
Description: Hotel dining room, probably at the Galloway House.
Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: A family is in a yard around a table. Behind them is a large brick house with four chimneys, railings on its front porch and latticework enclosing the side...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...
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