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 blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "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: 1875 ca.
Description: View of the Capitol Square from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south. The view includes the Park Hotel, The Baptist Church and St. Raphae...
Description: Map created from original drawing and surveys taken by Silas Chapman. Bottom right corner features a reference key. There is a street guide on the left sid...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Interior view of a decorated bay window in a Victorian-era home. The window area was used as a photography back-drop so the shades are drawn and fabric is...
Description: A couple sits in a carriage on a road adjacent to fenced-in farm buildings and an upright and wing frame house.
Description: Sixth page of calendar for November and December, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a group of boys in a tug of war using twine from a roll...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Two Rivers.
Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: The Third Wisconsin State Capitol before the completion of the dome. After all four wings of the Third Capitol were completed, the second Capitol was demo...
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.
Date: 1870 before
Description: North of Huron Street Bridge looking toward point near Grand Avenue crossing. A ship with several masts is docked on the river, and several large building...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Andrew Dahl's wagon is on the side of a two-story log house in Blue Mounds. On one side of the wagon cover is "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." On the ba...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.
Description: Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first type...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of Carroll College.
Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...
Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View of Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: View of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp.
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