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: 1885 ca.
Description: View down railroad tracks of three men standing on the White River bridge, six miles south of Ashland. This bridge was part of the Wisconsin Central Railro...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A series of four, ink on tracing cloth maps of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that show the topography, the Milwaukee and Menomonee rivers, and railroad of th...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Half of a stereograph showing a family of nine sitting in front of a stone two-story house. Behind it on the right are various horse-drawn farm implements,...
Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for C.H. McCormick and Brothers, featuring an engraved illustration of man operating a horse-drawn mower. Includes the text...
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...
Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.
Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Abdih-Hiddisch, a Minatarre Chief, posed holding an ax.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: The Carlisle House on Brodhead Street. The building is surrounded by the Commercial Hotel, a billiard parlor, and J. Orbrecht's Variety Store.
Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaicks studio, but it may ha...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...
Description: The E. T. Billings Residence, Lake Avenue. Mr. Billings was a prominent commercial photographer.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) poses in front of a backdrop that appears in many of Van Schaicks photographs. He wears a hat (wookanak), a be...
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.
Description: A builder's elevation drawing of the Hinkley railroad locomotive built for the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...
Description: Stereographic view of the Murray-Kearney house.
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