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: 1835 ca.
Description: Too-sha-na-gan-ka, or the Little Otter, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the T...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A monument to Union soldiers.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four women in yard, one holding a doll with a woman sitting on the porch behind frame house. There is a man holding a shovel and two children are standing...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) at about age sixteen, wearing a necktie and suit jacket.
Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...
Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...
Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing on the left wearing rings and file bracelets, and wrapped in a plaid shaw...
Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...
Description: Students raise their hands in a kindergarten class at Crow School.
Description: Photographic postcard of Weeds Mill. View of the mill with smokestacks and logs piled on the pond shoreline waiting for processing. A steam locomotive is v...
Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.
Description: A drawing of a quercus acutidens plant.
Description: Train at the Kilbourn City (now known as Wisconsin Dells) railroad depot, with a crowd of people on the platform.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Illustration showing the sites of International expositions at which McCormick machines won awards between 1851 and 1893. Includes the text: "McCormick won...
Description: Bear River Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Sheboygan on an advertisement for Kempf's Magical Salve, distributed by E.J. Kempf, "Legitimate Bill Poster and Distributor."
Description: Twenty-seven young men and George Brosius posing outdoors with sporting equipment. The young men are dressed in short sleeved shirts and pants (possibly an...
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