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: date unknown
Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a knee-length black evening dress with black lace overlay designed by Edith Head for Donna Douglas in the f...
Description: A drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a design for a beige trench coat with five buttons and two pockets for Audrey Hepburn in the bus stati...
Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a white mid-calf street dress for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). The top of the dress i...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.
Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: John H. Knight house, 28 East Gilman Street, built by Napoleon B. Van Slyke in 1858. Later owned by Knight, then Dr. George Keenan.
Date: 1934-10-07 ca.
Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for an olive green, long-sleeve, above-the-knee length dress for Audrey Hepburn's "Sing Sing" costume in "Break...
Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.
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:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706