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: 1940 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...
Date: 1920 before
Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...
Date: date unknown
Description: J. Robert Taylor on a lake pier with either his son Frederick or Robert. Both are wearing swimming suits. Taylor is smoking a pipe.
Date: 1919-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...
Description: Members of the foils teams of Catholic Memorial High School give a fencing demonstration to a class of elementary school students.
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Map printed in the Milwaukee Herald, 16th of February, 1912. Includes list of Assembly, State Senate, and Congressional districts in bottom margin. Contain...
Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...
Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.
Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...
Description: Four people posing in front of a storefront with an advertisement for Schreier beer. A woman in the group is holding two flags. There is a motorcycle on t...
Description: Male employee, John Beck, welding a mud guard to a gear.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Monument in Washington Park. On image, statement 'to be unveiled in the spring of 1908." Monument has two male figures side by side on a plinth in the cen...
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.
Description: The photographer J. Robert Taylor posing outdoors with his motorcycle in front of a large cannon. The cannon is mounted on a low pedestal and is enclosed b...
Description: Large house with tree and several people on the porch and in front of the house. The building served as the Milwaukee Hospital in 1863.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.
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