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: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...
Description: Vel Phillips is behind the podium in a dress. She is reaching out her hand for Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. An unidentified person is...
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of people are standing around motorcycles parked outside a garage. Some of the bikes are Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Max Landauer.
Description: A school teacher reads to elementary school children, who are sitting on the floor in a large, open classroom.
Description: Group of people, probably including NAACP Youth Council members, picketing outside Marc's Big Boy restaurant. Lloyd Barbee is second from the left.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William L. Pieplow, Milwaukee company secretary.
Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...
Description: Non-reversing marine reduction gear that was later purchased and used by Zapata for an offshore oil drilling service boat. Falk caption reads, "Nameplate r...
Description: A group of men with their backs to the viewer are gathering in a circle around an unknown event. One man near the center of the image has his shirt open in...
Description: Boys wave from the passenger cars of Uncle Bob's train, while a crowd watches the amusement park ride at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Pawling and Harnischfeger traveling electric monorail hoist carrying a piece of equipment at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. There's an operator in th...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Governor Emmanuel L. Philipp with U.S. President William Howard Taft.
Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...
Description: A horse-drawn cart, marked B.C. Horsch, is waiting near Dr. W.H. Perrigo's veterinary and dental business in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood in Milwaukee....
Description: "The eyes of the guests popped, but room clerk Frank R. Witte, 1133 E Knapp Street, took it in stride Friday afternoon when Badwater Bill, accompanied by h...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Edward Asahel Birge, University of Wisconsin-Madison professor.
Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.
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