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: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 2009 date unknown
Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of conical mounds at the Raisbeck Mound group.
Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.
Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Mr. Klaner, who had just come from Elberfeld to Canada in 1858, purchased this farm and worked it with his wife and children. Initially they were plagued b...
Description: Black velvet painting of a memorial cross, with flowers.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River in winter near Lake Monona. The trees are reflected in the ice.
Description: Portrait painting of Governor William H. Upham.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River north of Lake Mendota. Trees are on the banks to the left with foliage throughout. A meadow is on the right.
Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.
Description: Man hunting ducks standing in the marsh with his gun raised, aiming it into the air. He is wearing a hunting jacket. In the marsh are two ducks floating on...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of dancers.
Date: 1987 ca.
Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...
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