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: 1940 ca.
Description: Storefront of the People's Bookstore showing a Lincoln and Jefferson display. An awning is over the adjacent smoke shop on the left, and on the exterior wa...
Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.
Description: Man in diving suit being helped out of the water by three men in a rowboat.
Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops, formerly the foundery, at 3301 West Canal Street.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Church on Grand Avenue. A statue is in the median across the street from the church.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.
Date: date unknown
Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Description: J. Robert Taylor standing on a walkway in a yard with a wooden building in the background.
Description: Aerial view of General Mitchell International in Milwaukee, looking southeast to the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...
Description: Elevated view of female graduation procession.
Description: A group of several performers, possibly singers, standing outside on a platform in front of a crowd.
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...
Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.
Description: Club building exterior. Club has three levels, with a five story tower. Originally a home turned into a club, the building has many windows, a few balconie...
Description: Street view in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Ger...
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