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: 1910 ca.
Description: A stone obelisk marks the grave of Jonas Tower in a country cemetery. A smaller obelisk stands to the left, and other grave markers can be seen in the bac...
Description: View down an unpaved street. There is a Ford automotive repair garage on the left side of the street.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Winter scene of the skating pond at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.
Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.
Date: date unknown
Description: View over water of wooden wagon bridge over the Wisconsin River. A farm and tree covered hills are on the opposite shoreline.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Civilian Conservation Corps workers at the Devil's Lake State park camp waving from trucks. Others men stand in the dirt road nearby.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Car ferry on the Wisconsin River at Merrimac. A ferry has operated at this site since the 1840's. In 1924 the privately owned ferry was replaced by this...
Description: View from unpaved road of workers gathered in front of the brewery building, which has numerous chimneys, and one very tall chimney pipe. One of the men is...
Description: Black and white postcard of the rock formation called Castle Rock in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen throughout. The lake, bluffs and sky are vi...
Description: Elevated view of dam at Pewitt's Nest on Skillet Creek.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A woman poses with a mirror and powder puff. She wears a bangled costume and dance slippers.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View of bluff taken from below.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Van Hise Rock by Ableman's Narrows (Rock Springs), with dedication plaque. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.
Description: A general store counter at Weigands Bay. Two women are behind the counter, with boxes of cigars on display behind them. Other canned goods are on the shelv...
Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.
Description: A farm scene with a fence and gate, and milk can in the foreground. In the background is a large barn with a stone foundation, with a man walking nearby.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Colored postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Windows a...
Description: A woman teaching a German class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...
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