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: 1895 ca.
Description: Young man sitting on a large rock called the “Devil's Chair” in Rattlesnake Hollow.
Description: Original steam radiator, one of many installed throughout "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first...
Date: date unknown
Description: Sign reading "Try Hassinger Honey to sweeten fresh fruit, breakfast foods, pan cakes, cold meats, cheese, ice cream, and cold and hot drinks." Ed Hassinger...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Construction of St. John's Church was begun around 1860, but the building was interrupted by the Civil War, therefore it was consecrated in 1869. Charles A...
Date: 1961-09-16 ca.
Description: An interior view of an abandoned Chicago and North Western Railroad roundhouse.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: A shoemaker constructs a harness.
Description: Robert E Bodoh, the photographer's son-in-law removes a swarm of bees from a pine tree branch. He is placing the swarm in a bag.
as the person collectin...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...
Description: Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Fox River, just east of Appleton.
Date: 1911-09-14 after
Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Caption on postcard: John St. Bridge, Appleton, Wis. "Largest stone arch bridge in Wisconsin."
Description: Postcard view of the campus and Main Building on the Lawrence University campus.
Description: Underwood Observatory on the Lawrence College campus.
Description: Joseph R. McCarthy opens congratulatory telegrams after his primary election victory over Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., a victory which ended the La...
Description: Jerry's Piano Girls, a Keith vaudeville circuit headliner act.
Description: Colorized picture postcard looking down hill of the Fox River through the trees. A bridge is visible spanning the river and piles of lumber can be seen on...
Description: A blacksmith in a working apron prepares a horse for shoeing. The bridled and saddled horse stands quietly next to another horse in the blacksmith's shop,...
Description: Procession of Catholic clergy at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. In Wisconsin, and elsewhere in the nation, the Catholic Church was among McCart...
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
Description: Bird's-eye view map of Appleton, Wisconsin. Map reads: "NOTE.-Since the above cut was engraved, the Fox River Pulp & Paper Co.'s Mammoth Mills have been er...
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:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706