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: A group of policemen waving nightsticks are crowded into an open car. On the right is a sign pointing to the "Ol' Brick Inn." One of the men has fallen out...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: Costume sketch of a dark blue, plumed headress and jewelry created for Jess Royce Landis in "To Catch a Thief".
Description: Elevated view of a Gisholt machine. Sign on machine reads: "Dyn-Aut-Ronic."
Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.
Description: Green wrap-around dress, fitted at the waist, shown with grey shoes. Edith Head design for Grace Kelly in "The Country Girl" (Paramount 1954).
Description: Drawing of a man sitting on a cogwheel talking, with the caption below reading: "Did you hear about the guy who tried to lubricate a machine with B.S. and...
Description: Hand-drawn holiday card of a woman soldier in front of McCloskey General Hospital. She is in uniform and is saluting. There are cacti (cactus) in the foreg...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of a theater performer speaking to a skull, held in his raised hand.
Description: George bartending at the Irish Veteran's Association.
Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal that has been shot with an arrow.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...
Description: Watercolor painting of a Passenger Pigeon.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: An illustration of the William F. Vilas house, 12 East Gilman Street, later occupied by the American Association of University Women.
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:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706