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.
Description: Elevated view of a commercial street with skyscrapers. Pedestrians, automobiles, and cable cars can be seen below.
Date: date unknown
Description: View across yard of a group posed in front of a house. A man and a woman are posed sitting holding a child. Standing with them are two girls and three boys...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Professor Kenneth Weckel of the University of Wisconsin demonstrates his new method of preserving and canning cranberries whole without smashing them. The...
Date: 1953 before
Description: Convicted spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg received a death sentence in 1951, not long after Joseph R. McCarthy burst into the headlines with his charges a...
Description: "Theresa firemen cut up an old car with their new 'Jaws of Life' equipment."
Description: Bill Leary, Norman Thomas, Richard Muller, David Messner, and Carey Stronach pose in front of a house.
Description: View on the Monongahela River of a ferry with passengers and horse-drawn carriages. There is a bridge in the background.
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of George Georgesson [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and published Roster of Wisconsin V...
Description: Skier heading down the jump at Stoughton with spectators in the foreground.
Description: View of Main Street during the Sweet Pea Carnival. Horse-drawn carriages process down the crowded streets past stores and other buildings.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Agricultural Extension lecturer Dr. F.A. Wolfe carries an educational chart while riding on horseback along a muddy dirt road.
Date: 1843 ca.
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Description: A view of two buildings at the lumber camp. A man stands outside of the structure nearest the camera. In the foreground, to the right, are logs, with tre...
Description: An unidentified elderly man stands with a cane for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit jacket, vest, and trousers.
Date: 1957 before
Description: Green Bay postcard depicting various scenes in the letters that spell the name of the city. Images include the lighthouse at the harbor entrance, City Stad...
Description: John Burroughs (4/3/1837 – 3/29/1921), an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement, standing on the po...
Description: Workers stand at a machine putting bottles into crates. One of the workers is wearing an apron and rubber knee-high boots. A McCormick-Deering eight can mi...
Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...
Description: Photomontage of a man sawing a giant ear of corn as though it was a log. Beside him an ax is wedged in a stump-like piece of corn. A mound of giant ears...
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