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: Automobiles and police officer on West Mifflin Street. Celebration of V-J Day August 15, 1945, the day on which the Allies announced the surrender of Japan...
Description: Greg Hunt has converted this barn into a fine workshop for making high quality harnesses. He has two full-time employees. His harnesses are shipped to some...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the camp meeting grounds of the Willimantic Camp Meeting Association, established in 1860. Adults and children gather around Cartwright Avenue nea...
Description: A stallion with long curly mane, owned by Jack Allison. Allison, a horse dealer from Taylor County, and the horse stand in front of the Post Office on Main...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View of Memorial Baptist church.
Description: Scaffolding enclosure around "Wisconsin" statue, at the Wisconsin State Capitol, during 1990 restoration and regilding of the sculpture.
Description: The Carillon Tower on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus just after its completion. Construction debris surrounds the tower.
Description: A view of the Portland Observatory and nearby houses. The observatory is a hexagonal brick building built in 1807 surmounted by a fenced walkway, a domed...
Description: International KBR-10 truck belonging to St. Louis Fire Department at the scene of fire. Original caption reads: 'KBR-10 149" wheelbase, double reduction re...
Description: Harold Gauer (wearing a hat, wig, bow tie and smoking a cigar), and three friends, Ed Sachs (who took over the editorship of the Sauk City newspaper), D. R...
Description: Exterior view of Wahl Apartments at 145 West Gilman Street, which has Middle Age style twin towers. There is a terra cotta piece displayed between the towe...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Rahr Civic Center, formally the Vilas-Rahr house.
Description: Elevated panoramic view of the isthmus and the Wisconsin State Capitol building from the corner of Mifflin and State Streets. Lake Mendota and Lake Monona...
Description: Kitchen at Pendarvis House. Near the window is a chair and a butter churn. In the center is a woodburning stove, with a firewood box behind it against the...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Close-up of a man in a suit leaning on a metal-work balustrade in the neighborhood of the West Fiftieth Streets.
Description: A view of the Price County Jail.
Description: "A Modern Transportation System" painting in the North Hearing Room, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, by Charles Turner. This is one of four paintings depic...
Description: Interior view of the Mabel Tainter Memorial Library. The library opened in 1891 and was funded by a $95,000 gift from Captain & Mrs. A. Tainter. On the rig...
Description: View of central square during a winter carnival. Crowds gather around a horse-drawn sleigh. Residential buildings can be found in the background.
Date: 1922 after
Description: Air-Lec automatic door opener indoors. This device, which was pneumatic, is installed on a garage door.
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