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: The Herman Taylor family camping at Devil's Lake. There is a moving train in the background.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Five trucks loaded with tires are parked in front of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford and Lincoln dealership at 207 Third Avenue. Boxes on the far right truck...
Description: Barn used by the Ringling Brothers to store circus equipment during the winter.
Description: Mrs. Ephraim Burt Trimpey points to a zinnia blooming in a late summer garden. She wears a hat and fur trimmed coat.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed with a flock of toy sheep.
Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Sally, lying on a table.
Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...
Description: A statue of a soldier in front of the Sauk County courthouse.
Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a woman standing in the Devil's Doorway above Devil's Lake. There is graffiti on the rocks.
Description: An old oil lamp with a cut cased glass font and a cast metal base in the form of a cavalier.
Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.
Description: Photographic postcard of exterior view from street of the stone hotel on a corner. Large awnings are over the first floor windows. Decorative ironwork is o...
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the "powder storage area" of the Badger Ordnance Plant.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Color postcard of the ramparts of the West Bluff in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen throughout and have fall color. The lake, bluffs and sky are...
Description: Bernard Arms (left) holds Lewis Arms's favorite horse Apache, upon whom Rita Arms (Witter) is seated. Behind them LuRay Arms sits on another horse holding...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.
Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background. There is a cottage on the far side of the lake.
Description: A night view of a pet food display in a store window. In addition to commercial signs advertising Ken-L-Ration and Bird-E-Ration, a handwritten sign advert...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...
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