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: Group portrait of the Krueger family.
Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified bearded man, copied from earlier portrait.
Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...
Date: 1860 before
Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family sits in a yard around a table with a girl holding an opened fan. The wood frame house behind them has a piano on its porch.
Description: Several men fishing along the edge of the water. One of them is sitting on a big tree trunk.
Description: This map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and acreage...
Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: A cased daguerreotype of Horace Griswold Bliss, purported to be Madison's first pharmacist. Subject is seated, looking forward, bent to the right at a 3/4...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: The still smoldering foundation of a burned brick building in the wake of a tornado that swept through the town. More debris can be seen in the background.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...
Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.
Description: Elevated view of the steamer "Scutanawbequon" being carried by a wagon to the lake for launching. This is probably a street on the Capitol Square. Many peo...
Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...
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