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: Four men outside R.H. Gehrke Company, an International Harvester dealership. The men are (left to right) H.P. Patheal, assistant manager of the Green Bay b...
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: John Street Bridge. Postcard text reads "Largest stone arch bridge in Wisconsin."
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of hydroelectric plants on the Fox River.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Map shows roads, railroads, the Fox River, parks, and cemeteries. Wards are numbered and the edges of the map feature coordinates. The top left of the map...
Description: Mourners surround the casket of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy at his funeral at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Description: Interior office view showing Frank James Harwood, General Manager of Appleton Woolen Mills. Harwood became general manager in 1882 and served as the compa...
Description: Color postcard of a view of factories and railway line along the Fox River.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...
Description: Original light switch on the wall at "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first dwelling electrified...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Eagle farm tractors featuring a color illustration of a man using a tractor to plow a field in front of a farmhouse.
Description: Map includes an index for building locations on the Lawrence University campus in the upper right hand corner. Map shows roads, rivers, campus buildings by...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...
Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.
Description: Exterior view of the front entrance of the Appleton Free Public Library and City Hall. Several children are posing on the entrance steps. The City and the...
Description: The Aupaumut Memorial Tablet unveiling ceremony. The memorial is for Captain Hendrick Aupaumut, a Revolutionary War soldier, born 1757, died 1830. The tabl...
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, with supporters in his hometown of Appleton, hearing the news of his landslide victory over his Republican Party c...
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.
Description: What is believed to be the oldest tavern in Little Chute, built in 1850's. It was later known as Mrs. Benoit's home.
Description: Exterior view of a reproduction of the world's first hydroelectric central station. It is located near the site of the original, which began operation on S...
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