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: A man stands with fifty beehives on the farm of Bernhard Volkering in East Farmington. Trees and farm buildings surround the hives.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Business section of downtown.
Date: date unknown
Description: Children playing on swing set in front of an automobile. A man is seated on a picnic table nearby.
Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler stand in the doorway of the tent.
Description: Loading a truck with bait at the county mixing station at Balsam Lake during the grasshopper outbreak in northwestern Wisconsin.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Staples' Drugstore, the first drugstore in Osceola. Druggist C.W. Staples was also a member of the local committee on equalization of taxe...
Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.
Description: Dennis Dokken examines a one microsecond memory system that enabled computers to read a million bits of information per second.
Description: View down a dirt road and a general store on the left, with some men and a child standing on the porch during the spring or summer. A shack stands on the...
Date: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
Description: Keller Avenue.
Description: "An annual crop of rocks" at the George A. Nelson Farm.
Description: Alvin Steinkopf (left), a Milwaukee journalist, dressed for work on the farm of his parents, Mathilda and Oscar Steinkopf. The Steinkopfs farmed 40 acres n...
Description: The football team of clear Lake High School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator, is second from the left in the front row.
Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...
Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.
Description: Three women, wearing dresses and bonnets, standing up in a small boat fishing. A tree-lined shore is visible in the background.
Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.
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