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: Reservations are being taken for the Madison League of Women Voters' membership tea at the Executive Residence. Left to right: Katherine Benz, Gretchen Ihd...
Description: Group portrait of CUNA (Credit Union National Association) adults and children around a table with presents. There is a Christmas tree in the background.
Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.
Description: Don Rehfeldt (33), Wisconsin, and Doug Rogers (46), Wisconsin, during the Wisconsin vs. Iowa Western Conference basketball game at the Field House.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...
Description: 420 men turned out for the annual Ducks Unlimited dinner at Club Chanticleer. Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1938 by persons interested in wildlife conser...
Description: Madison youth organization the LOFT honored Madison high school football players who were selected previously for All-City berths by handing out certificat...
Description: Elevated view of campus up University Avenue from the tower of the First Congregational Church on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Wisconsin...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the "Old Spring Hotel", located at 3706 Nakoma Road, built in 1854. Also called "Gorham's Hotel" and "Old Spring Tavern".
Description: Aerial view of the Midvale neighborhood under construction showing the intersection of Midvale and Tokay Boulevards near the southwestern city limits of Ma...
Description: Portrait of Susan (Bastiste) Quanbeck and her son, Alton. She is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Bastiste in Madison. Her husband, Captain Alton H...
Description: Abraham Lincoln impersonator, Charles E. Bull, of Hollywood, California, and Jesse S. Meyers, commander of the Madison G.A.R. post, stand in front of a por...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Rocky Roost, located west of Governor's Island, Lake Mendota. Robert Lamp, in 1902, had his friend Frank Lloyd Wright design a cottage to be called "Rocky...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Ole Bull Residence Billiard Hall behind his house, 130 E. Gilman Street. Frame building with railing on side and latticework on bottom, with shutters and c...
Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
Description: University of Wisconsin football fullback Alan Ameche stands on a scale and points to his 210-pound weight as coach Ivan Williamson looks on.
Description: Interior corridor of the Cardinal Beauty Shop, located at 625 State Street, with hair dryers and manicure tables.
Description: Marge Buchanan, cashier for the State Capitol Employees Credit Union. She is one of only two full time workers in the organization.
Description: Glen Dickerson of Sauk City ice fishes on Lake Mendota while sitting in front of a windbreak made of a grain binder apron.
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:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706