COVID-19 Updates: For the most up-to-date information on accessing our services learn more here.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 63

Photograph

Eagle Dance

Date: 
Description: Ho-Chunk Eagle Dance. Two Ho-Chunk men dance in front of two drummers. A group of Ho-Chunk sit on a bench on the right. Tepee in the background.
Photograph

Flute Ceremony

Date: 
Description: Ho-Chunk flute ceremony or prayer for rain. Four Ho-Chunk kneel in a square. A flute player and a man with a rattle stand behind on a low, round stone wall...
Photograph

Eagle Dance

Date: 
Description: Ho-Chunk Eagle Dance. Two dancers crouch in front of two men with drums. Ho-Chunk men and women sit on a bench at right. Tepee in back.
Photograph

Flute Ceremony

Date: 
Description: Ho-Chunk flute ceremony or prayer for rain. Four men kneel in a square next to poles bearing feather headdresses. A flute player and a man with a rattle st...
Photograph

Ho-Chunk Woman with Baskets

Date: 
Description: Studio portrait of an elderly Ho-Chunk woman with baskets.
Photograph

Ho-Chunk Man with Eagle Feather

Date: 
Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk man in profile with eagle feather.
Photograph

Ho-Chunk Man with Eagle Feather

Date: 
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Tom Walker wearing an eagle feather headdress and indigenous clothing.
Photograph

Portrait of Native American Family

Date: 
Description: Full-length studio portrait of the Tom Walker family. They are dressed in indigenous clothing.
Photograph

Portrait of a Ho-Chunk Woman

Date: 
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Ho-Chunk woman standing, Josephine Pettibone, Decorah, Davis.
Photograph

Portrait of a Ho-Chunk Woman

Date: 
Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk Woman standing. She is the sister of Pete Pettibone.
Photograph

Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman

Date: 
Description: Mary (Stacy) Yellowthunder, (Cowboy Woman) weaving a basket while seated on a blanket. A dwelling and trees can be seen in the background. She is the daugh...
Photograph

Native Americans at the World's Fair

Date: 1932
Description: Group of Native Americans en route to the 1933 World's Fair. The group are members of the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial. The man holding the feather flag o...
Photograph

Armistice Day

Date: November 11 1918
Description: View of cars and people on the 200-300 blocks of Broadway looking east.
Photograph

Deer Park

Date: 
Description: B. Olson and P. Helland sitting in the snow at a deer park in hunting gear, looking at a deer behind them.
Photograph

Kilbourn Institute

Date: 
Description: Exterior view of the Kilbourn Institute surrounded by trees.
Photograph

Evangeline Bennett

Date: 1916
Description: Evaline Bennett, wife of Henry Hamilton Bennett, in a white dress outside the studio hanging framed images.
Photograph

Tuesday Club Party

Date: October 1939
Description: A group of women dressed festively and comically for a party. From left to right in the back row are Evaline Bennett, Blanche Foster, Edith Whitney, Rena P...
Photograph

Boats and Pollution

Date: 1955
Description: Lower Dells boats and docks covered with pollution from the paper mills up north.
Photograph

Dell View Hotel, Lake Delton and Hotel Grounds

Date: 1944
Description: Two people walk down the driveway of the Dell View Hotel on a winter day. The photo was taken by Ruth Bennett Dyer.
Photograph

Dell View Hotel Winter Scene

Date: 1944
Description: Exterior view of Dell View Hotel driveway on a winter day. A snow-covered stone gargoyle statue is in the foreground. The photo was taken by Ruth Bennett D...

Have Questions?

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: