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: Exterior view of the St. Joseph Orphanage with lion statues at the entrance.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. Scene...
Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the harbor.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Collage of images featuring a view of the Nicollet House, a view down a main street, and portrait photographs of O.K. Hall, James Kane, and August Zachau.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Cedar Island on Brule River, a nationally known speckle trout stream. The island has native towering white pine and bubbling clear springs. These are some...
Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest by moonlight. Some trees show autumn color. There is a campfire on the shore with three Na...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Butler home.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: This map of Duluth and Superior shows street car routes, railroads, ferries, some points of interest, and light houses. The bottom left of the map reads: "...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Spirit."
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the A.W. Kunert Tin Shop.
Description: Interior view of the chapel in St. Joseph Orphan Home.
Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...
Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: A windmill built as a co-operative enterprise by area Finnish settlers about 1910 and now preserved as a tourist attraction. The windmill is located about...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: This 1914 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, Indian trails, schoo...
Description: During the 1990s Congressman David R. Obey, a leading proponent of health care reform, held numerous forums on the subject in his northern Wisconsin distri...
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