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: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...
Description: William and Johanna Krueger working in the garden. Johanna is standing next to the garden fence holding a hoe. William is seated next to her on a small ben...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length drawing of Clarence Darrow speaking at the People's Party Convention held at Uhlrich's Hall in Chicago.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.
Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of College Avenue, looking east from Oneida Street.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes,U.S.N. An Atlas of...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: A view of the facade and side of the Morris Pratt Institute. The roof line has an ornate iron railing running around its perimeter and the railings on the...
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
Description: Archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American W...
Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....
Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A group of five men stand and sit around a McCormick grain binder.
Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: This bird’s-eye-view map is a photostat copy of the orginal and is indexed for points of interest. Streets are labeled as well as the Barbaoo River.
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...
Description: A geological, hand-colored map of Wisconsin north and west of the Wisconsin River, as well as portions of eastern Minnesota and Iowa from the Mississippi t...
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