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: Black and white postcard of an elevated view of the Old Covered Bridge crossing the Wisconsin River. The bridge appears on the left and the river on the ri...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a central business district. On the left is a bank, and a "Place to Eat." Horses and buggies are further down the block.
Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...
Description: Postcard image of Polish opera singer Ganna Walska in front of the Coliseum in Rome, Italy. Ms. Walska was the second wife of Harold Fowler McCormick.
Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.
Description: Photographic postcard along shoreline of a group of people fishing at Rudolph Mill. Sherwin Gillett's wife's cousin, William Schmitt, is standing in the fo...
Description: A street scene in Mauston.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Bridge and Lagoon in Tenney Park. Sender of the postcard has written "Lover's Lane Bridge". A wooded area is visible in the background, while the bridge a...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Photomontage of two giant yellow apples resting on a flatbed train car. A group of apple trees stand behind the train. Red text in the upper left corner re...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Butternut Lake Hotel. The road, fence, trees and screened gazebo can be seen in the center. A man is standing among the trees...
Description: Concrete footbridge. A building with a red roof is on the far right. Beyond the bridge is the lake. The rest of the image is filled with vegetation.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...
Description: The First Ave Auto Garage, which seems to be an auto sales showroom, at 509 First Avenue in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point is featured...
Description: View of Wisconsin Street at night.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: View over the wing of a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2) in flight. Below are houses and what may be a river or lake. Location is unknown, but is probably n...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.
Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.
Description: Two views of Bear Lake. The top is a daylight view with some fall color. The one below is at sunset, with two people in a canoe on the lake.
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:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706