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 blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "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: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world", according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The...
Description: Jean Kleven sketches a diagram of the grand march for the East Side homecoming dance as Delores Klubertanz stands by.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of the Tank cottage prior to restoration.
Date: 2003 ca.
Description: Horse feed bag hanging from the barn rafters on the Quinney farm.
Description: Two women on a Nichols & Shepard combine thresher and Hart Parr tractor.
Description: Rev. O.B. Ransopher of Wisconsin Rapids, president of the Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, placed a wreath at the foot of the Abraham Lincoln statue in fro...
Description: East High School football coach, A.J. "Hunk" Barrett converses with two of his football players on the practice field.
Date: date unknown
Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with Ralph J. Bunch, Secretary General of United Nations. A man wearing a headset is behind them.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of four young men in front of a painted backdrop. One young man is posed sitting in the center, with the other three young men...
Description: Voter registration activists from Charleston, South Carolina. Charles Wilson seated on right.
Description: People stand amidst the ruins of Middleton after a fire, which burned 19 buildings. Debris litters the ground and foundations of buildings are exposed. The...
Description: Ruben Gold Thwaites, Iva Welsh, and Mary Foster dressed as "Box and Cox" and Mrs. Bouncer from the 1840's comedy Box and Cox. They are at a costume...
Description: View down a busy commercial downtown street featuring automobiles, cable cars, pedestrians, a restaurant, and the Hippodrome Theater which opened in 1914.
Description: Police standing near their cars near a textile workers strike. The spare tire in the foreground reads, "Drive Safely".
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: A poster or signboard showing six first aid rooms at six different International Harvester factory and office locations: Champion Works, Akron Works Dispen...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A large family group and a dog are posed around a table that has large books on it. The frame house behind them has a sway in its roof. A well is in the ba...
Description: Three men look at the first-prize bull in a pen at the Iowa State Fair. The original caption reads, "John Minish(?), North English, Iowa. 1st prize jr. ye...
Description: Soon after the turn of the century, Joplin was named the lead and zinc capital of the world, producing 23 million dollars in lead and zinc between the year...
Description: Man identified in original caption as "Mr. Duncan" on board the ship Buffalo as part of the Root Commission's trip to Russia. A goat appears to be l...
Description: View of the interior of the Kimball Drug Store. A man and woman stand behind the counter in the very back of the store, partially obscured by a sign readin...
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:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706