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: 1910 ca.
Description: Paper mill, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan Cobb, president; Hiram Smith, secretary and...
Description: Exterior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. The building i...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Aerial view of The Holy Family Convent and College, motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, and liberal arts for the education of Siste...
Description: Two men and a women seated in chairs, two young men and two young women standing behind the chairs, and two girls and a boy seated in front of the chairs,...
Date: 1910 date unknown
Description: Elevated view of East Broadway, a wide road in the business district. The street has tall stone and brick buildings as well as broad sidewalks. Many hors...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a church.
Date: date unknown
Description: Partially colorized postcard view of the saw mill. Lumber is stacked in front of several buildings and railroad tracks.
Description: Fire on second floor of turret tower in a brick building at the corner of State and Johnson Streets.
Description: Spectators near the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol watching the fire that eventually destroyed most of the building.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The South shore of Lake Mendota with the Armory and Wisconsin State Capitol in the distance.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Equitable Fraternal Union, home office building.
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright standing in the center of a group in the parking lot of the First Unitarian Society Meeting House, a building that he had designed. They...
Date: 1800 ca.
Description: Shows plat of town, land ownership by name, local streets, courthouses, churches, hotels, mills, railroads, railroad stations, lakes, and rivers. Includes...
Description: The First Congregational Church, once located at 222 West Washington Avenue, and since replaced by the United Bank Building.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...
Description: View looking east towards the middle of East Washington Avenue where a row of new Ford automobiles are parked, each hooked up to a tow truck. They are near...
Description: Two men stand at the base of a tall standpipe, also known as a water tower.
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the businesses on the east side of North Pinckney Street, including The Fair, The Madison School of Music, and August Scheibel. In the for...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: A small crowd mills about a cobblestone plaza near a brick building on the wharf adjacent to the Hudson River. The Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship is...
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