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: Elderly women sit around a card table and play cards at a new senior center.
Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Two men sitting in the front, and two women sitting in the back seats of an early automobile riding on a residential street. The car's roof is retracted.
Description: Nat Ferral and Vernon Brady, CIO bowling team captains, pose for a picture sitting on a bench at a bowling alley. Ferrel was captain of the all African Ame...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jesse A. Smith, Milwaukee distributor.
Description: A toddler inserts a dime into a March of Dimes collection board as her mother holds her and looks on. The collection is to raise money to eradicate polio.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.
Description: A couple that used a "couple computer" that matched preferences choose a record.
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Mill Gears, 21 or 22.289T, 1 1/2 DP, 26 inch F. 100 hp, 18.3 rpm mills." Purchaser was Allis Chalmers and it was used by the...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Hans Bruening, Milwaukee, Wisconsin College of Music director.
Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...
Date: date unknown
Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.
Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The exterior of carnival banners with people gathered in front of them. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Gustav J. Lange, Eau Claire businessman.
Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.
Description: View from across street of Usinger's Sausage Factory and Retail Store on 1030 North Third Street. Note the murals on the left side of the factory.
Description: A crowd of people in the street, many of them with motorcycles, possibly getting ready to race.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...
Description: This photograph from the Wisconsin Highway Commission records is unidentified, but a few internal details helps to understand the content. The Wisconsin li...
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:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706