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: Driver Spencer Washart on left, with John Genter (the mechanic) sitting next to him. Washart has 'Mercedes" across his shirt. Another car is behind them,...
Description: A woman sits with her ten children surrounding her and watches TV.
Date: 1916 before
Description: Restaurant interior. The bar is on the left, arched ceiling overhead. Palm trees decorate the spaces between the tables. Located on N. 3rd Street, south...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men but includes a few boys and at least one gir...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...
Description: Father James Groppi meets around a large table with the NAACP Youth Council. Several of the men are wearing shirts with the word "Commando" on the back.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Exterior view of new wing under construction. A fence separates the wing from the road.
Description: Exhibit at the Milwaukee County Fair devoted to Wisconsin's cranberry production. The exhibit includes cranberry plants, various cranberry varieties, cranb...
Date: date unknown
Description: Fire fighters on the street aim fire hoses at a fire in a collapsing building. Smoke envelopes most of the fire and rubble. On the right, only one wall of...
Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...
Description: Two men ready a cream separator from Milwaukee Works to be transported to Hinsdale by airplane. One man is standing in the bed of a truck.
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Largest bevel gears manufactured by Falk to date. This photograph was taken in the Heat Treat Department." Male employees in...
Description: Three women in hats and long skirts walk with umbrellas in the rain.
Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edward James Kearney, Milwaukee engineer.
Description: Overhead view of four children relaxing in a wading pool.
Description: Large house with tree and several people on the porch and in front of the house. The building served as the Milwaukee Hospital in 1863.
Date: 1934 after
Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".
Description: Group plays cards underneath the shady trees in Mitchell park.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lewis M. Alexander, Port Edwards banker and paper manufacturer.
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