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 old fortifications at Fort Monroe, built to defend Hampton Roads and the mouth of the James River. Jefferson Davis was imprisoned here from 1865 to 186...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: View through open front door of entry of home decorated in the Victorian style, including a carved wood stairway and a hall tree bench with a beveled mirro...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: A map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad lines in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The area of the map...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. Located on the first floor of the hotel is The Park Hotel Barber Shop.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Madison old Central Fire Station (1881-1904), 10 South Webster St. Three men driving horse-drawn ladder trucks in front of Madison Fire Station, 10 S. Webs...
Description: View across field of front exterior of a stone church. There is a belfry but no steeple. Stained glass windows are at the front, side, and above the entran...
Description: Bluff Street looking east. Pencil notation on this photo; reads "House marked X is my home and is said to be built from stone from Fort Crawford. -A.C."
Date: date unknown
Description: Cement mixer and construction crew at a work site. Smoke pours from the exhaust pipe on top. Bags of material and other equipment can be seen on the left a...
Description: The Madison City Water Works pumping station at the intersection of Gorham and Livingston which provided pressure to the city's mains. A group of people st...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View down Main Street. Horse-drawn carriages can be seen outside stores on the unpaved road.
Description: View from street of the storefront of C.O. Johnson Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership.
Description: The Steinman residence, built in 1902, and owned by Christ Yuassi in 1950.
Description: View of a large spring on Lake Mendota, to the west of the University of Wisconsin. A man crouches at the edge of the spring and Lake Mendota is visible in...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this image was made, the structure was occupied by Ben Schau...
Description: A man uses a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor to assist in clearing land in a residential area. Several other men stand in the background holding axes.
Description: Exterior view of a brick building at 461 West Gilman Street, which has the date it was built, 1897, displayed prominently on the front.
Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.
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