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: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...
Description: This hand-colored map shows the railroads "completed" "in progress" and "contemplated" rivers, counties, cities and villages, and named towns in the state,...
Description: Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) dressed as a bridesmaid for the wedding of her brother Cyrus McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) to Harriet Hammond (1862-1921)....
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...
Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton pose with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company gard...
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...
Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: Sheep and cattle are within a split-rail fence. Two men are behind the fence on the roof of a shade shelter for the cattle. Haystacks and a windmill are be...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: First Norwegian Lutheran Church with congregation posed outside the front entrance, part of a set of stereographs entitled "The Synod at Decorah, 1876" fro...
Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...
Date: 1836 after
Description: This early to mid-19th century map shows the township and range system, sections, landownership, furnaces, lead mines, copper mines, and roads in the vicin...
Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....
Description: Bird's-eye map of Menasha.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...
Description: View of Alma.
Description: One man operates a grain binder pulled by two horses while three other men and a boy work in the field near him. One man is holding a cradle used to cut gr...
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