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: date unknown
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".
Description: View across street of shops and other buildings along Main Street. A buggy can be seen driving down the road. There is a bluff in the background.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Camel rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) for children, given free by Zor Temple Camel Patrol on Sunday afternoons during the summer. A number of...
Description: Postcard of photograph of people gathering around an air shaft of a mine in after a mining disaster.
Description: Harbor full of steamboats. The shoreline is bustling with people walking amidst the buildings, piers and bridges.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a lake from an island. Dwellings are visible on the far shore.
Description: Trout Lake Forest Headquarters, the deer corral, with four fawns. Three of the fawns are eating from a trough, the third from a pail held by a man, who may...
Description: View of Main Street. Shops and businesses line both sides of the street including a hotel, city livery and laundromat. People and horse-drawn wagons are al...
Description: Crowd of men and women on grandstand bleachers watching a sporting event.
Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...
Description: Photographic postcard of a group of people gathered at the shoreline of a lake. One group is launching a boat near the shore. Another group is in a small b...
Description: Photographic postcard of Green Point with trees surrounding the base. Handwritten in the lower right corner, "Green Point, Camp Douglas, Wis."
Description: Photographic postcard of the cities of Adams and Friendship. Elevated view of the downtown area, including tree-lined streets, city businesses and homes.
Description: Exterior of Cistercian Monastery.
Description: Photographic postcard of passenger train cars that have just arrived. A crowd of people are lined up waiting for the passengers to disembark, and some are...
Description: Exterior view of a high school with multiple figures standing in front of it.
Description: Photographic postcard of the swimming pool on top of the mounds in Blue Mounds State Park. There are people swimming as well as standing around the sides o...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: From left to right are Emma (Thorsen) Purchas (1862-1944), Ida Fisk, Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Dorothy Purchas...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and...
Description: Color postcard of a rocky shoreline on Devil's Island, part of the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior.
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