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: 1895 ca.
Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Mrs. D.W. Osborn sits on a loveseat in a Victorian-era home. She sits in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on her lap.
Date: 1894 after
Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...
Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration titled: "Young Canada, 'I wonder what they are doing on the other side," and "Merry Christmas." A young boy is l...
Description: Three men and a horse standing in front of a blacksmith shop which has a sign above the doorway advertising M. Karger and Brothers Clothing and Furnishing...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.
Description: A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The...
Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.
Description: A game room with chairs, a pool table, a rack for cue sticks, and a table with checker board and deck of cards is available for patients' recreation at the...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...
Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Winter scene of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is snow on the ground and a path lined with trees.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn binder in a field while cattle graze nearby. A farmhouse, several farm buildings and a windmill can be seen in the distance...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.
Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...
Description: Outdoor family portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell, Elizabeth Turvill Wood, and Jessie Turvill Thwaites. They are sitting on a porch in front of windows wit...
Description: The Laurie residence, home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laurie, occupied by them since 1870.
Description: Four women in dresses and hats riding bicycles on a race track at the Langlade County Fair Grounds. Bleachers at left are empty, but there is a man in a ca...
Description: Isabel Winslow and friends on the steps of her parents' home, 131 Langdon Street. Judge John B. Winslow and his wife had the house built in 1894.
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