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: Close-up view of jackhammer operator during the construction of the World Trade Center.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: A view of six cowgirls on their horses, standing next to a body of water. Their reflections show clearly in the water, and ranch outbuildings are visible...
Description: Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) dressed as a bridesmaid for the wedding of her brother Cyrus McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) to Harriet Hammond (1862-1921)....
Description: A woman is seated in front of silver fox pelts hanging from pegs at the Fromm Brothers Fur and Ginseng Farm sale. On the right is a poster of an advertisem...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.
Date: date unknown
Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A woman stands with a parasol in front of a crude picket fence in front of a Greek Revival Frame House. There is a baby buggy on the porch.
Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.
Description: Several Costa Rican villagers posing together next to a tree on a table and a bench. A woman stands behind the table and supports an infant standing on it....
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: Industrial safety sign or poster warning factory workers at Deering Works to wear safety goggles. The sign's text reads, "Men!! Do you realize that your GO...
Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait, with accompanying obituary entry, of Major John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), American soldier, explorer, and geologist. Best known...
Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 40 signing a "Joe Must Go" petition to recall Wisconsin's Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.
Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.
Description: A man wearing hip waders is standing and holding a Northern Pike in his hand near the open trunk of a Packard Ultramatic. People are standing in the backgr...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: People play on the beach and wade into the water during low tide. Buildings line the hills in the background.
Description: Campaign meetings for the support of Harold Stassen were promoted by the Citizens Committee for Stassen at the home of Mrs. Clifford (Shirley) Mathys, and...
Date: 1958-05-16 before
Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock swinging a bat, possibly in spring training 1958. Known for his power, Adcock had an off year in 1958, hitting 1...
Description: Firemen at the scene of the Doyon Lumber Company fire, 638 West Mifflin Street. Fiore coal silos visible in the background.
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