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.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...
Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: A Christmas tree stand made by Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917), a cigarmaker, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is probably made of cigar boxes.
Written on back...
Date: 1895-06-08 before
Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...
Description: Group portrait of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway employees taken outside the railroad's Milwaukee shop. Most of the men appear to be blue collar wor...
Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...
Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...
Description: Detail of map including plans of the National Soldiers' home.
Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.
Date: 1894 after
Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...
Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.
Description: Reproduction of an oil painting at the Blatz Brewing Company depicting a happy barmaid holding overflowing steins of beer as she dances atop a barrel of Bl...
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