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: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.
Date: 1889 after
Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...
Description: Color illustration of the Huber Light Four tractor. The text reads, "12 H.P. on Draw Bar. 25 H.P. on Belt Pulley. Draws three bottoms. Turns an acre an hou...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International motor trucks. Features an illustration of a truck and text that reads "Equipped with Good Year Pneumatic...
Date: date unknown
Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl dressed in a costume as the Statue of Liberty. The torch is in her right hand, and a white shield that reads "United State...
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Label for canned food from the Larsen Company. Features a can of corn, with fresh ear...
Description: A lithograph of 100 Union Army and Navy officers and Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel appears the text, "RGG", "C.S.A. WHISKEY", "J.X.D." Caption below reads, "A...
Description: Holiday card from a parent to a son. It has a gold and brown outer border, with the middle border made of holly and the inner border of gold. Within the in...
Description: Color illustration of the Gray tractor, "showing convenient arrangement of Steering Wheel and Control Levers — also the Automatic Steering Arm which assume...
Description: Cartoon portrait of Caspar Milquetoast, the Timid Soul, a character created by Harold T. Webster, who was raised in Tomahawk, Wisconsin.
Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Cazenovia, Wisconsin. On the left is an eagle resting on a pile of U.S. Mail bags. On the right is an image of a railroad...
Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...
Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."
Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.
Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for International six-cylinder heavy-duty trucks, including model A-7 and A-8 trucks.
Description: Letterpress menu for a German wine tasting dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with wine importer Terry Theise. Printed in varying shades of burgundy and green i...
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