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: date unknown
Description: An elevated view of the city from Capital Hill with the Puget Sound and the Olympic mountains in the background.
Description: Men in field with tobacco on wagon and barn in background. Lewis Dahl's tobacco harvest in back of his father's home (Nels Dahl).
Description: View of the depot at the Southside Railroad Complex, which began operation in 1871. Adults and children stand near the railroad tracks outside of the depo...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: Lloyd Wright playing the piano in one of the structures at Ocatilla, the temporary camp built by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship during thei...
Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.
Description: View of the docks at Rockport Granite Company, operating from 1864-1927. A sailing ship can be seen in the water near industrial buildings.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....
Description: Elevated view of Van Hise Hall, photographed through an infrared filter, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Reproduction of a painting by W.L. Williams of the home of Governor Bradford in 1621. Exterior view features logs, a thatched roof, a chimney, and a surro...
Description: A boy uses a pitcher and bowl set on a table outdoors to wash up after doing farm chores.
Description: "Pastor Robert Nolden & Coucilmen posed at Zion Lutheran Church as they celebrated their 125th anniversary."
Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...
Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Temple Theatre Lobby including murals painted by Ken DeWaard depicting scenes of Vernon county.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Post office and insurance buildings (on right), Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background. A view of t...
Description: Firemen James Fraser and Philip Statz (left to right in the driver's seat) are demonstrating how the old wooden spoke-wheeled 1915 foam fire truck chugged...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: A group of soldiers from the 310th United States Army Engineer Corps standing at attention on the left for inspection of American and Russian officers in t...
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