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: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.
Description: Front cover of Buckeye harvesting machinery catalog, featuring a group of men and horses resting under the shade of a tree. In the background is a field wi...
Description: The official railroad map of Wisconsin showing railroad lines throughout the state.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Man in a rowboat on Lake Monona with view of the city in the background.
Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...
Description: This 1876 map of Saint Croix County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, cities and villages, land ownership and acreages, wagon...
Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...
Description: Grassy field in foreground with split-rail fence enclosing frame house, barn and small building in background. Good example of straight stake and rider fen...
Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, Chippewa land, the U.S. Mineral Land Agency, boundary between U.S. and Canada, Methodist and Catholic missions, and American...
Date: 1854 before
Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.
Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...
Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.
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