Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 20

Photograph

Paper Plate Imposters

Date: November 10 1966
Description: First grade students look at likenesses of themselves seated at their desks. They created these by drawing their faces on paper plates, attaching them to...
Postcard

Salzmann Library

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior view of the Salzmann Library, Saint Francis, WI.
Postcard

St. Francis Seminary

Date: 1920
Description: Exterior view of the seminary of St. Francis of Sales.
Photograph

St. Francis Seminary

Date: 1900
Description: Exterior view of the St. Francis seminary.
Photograph

St. Francis Seminary

Date: 1898
Description: Rear exterior view of St. Francis seminary.
Photograph

Pio Nono College

Date: 1898
Description: Exterior view of Pio Nono College.
Photograph

Deaf-mute School, Saint Francis, Wisconsin

Date: 1898
Description: Exterior view of a school for the deaf and mute.
Photograph

Chapel of the Woods

Date: 1898
Description: View of the Chapel of the Woods located at St. Francis Seminary.
Postcard

Interior of Seminary Chapel

Date: 
Description: Hand-tinted postcard showing the interior of a seminary chapel [Saint Francis de Sales Seminary], with pews, nave, altar, altarpiece, altar rail, statue, a...
Photograph

Gladys Krause Washing Windows

Date: March 13 1979
Description: A woman is leaning out over the top of a double-hung window in order to wash the window exterior with rags. Caption reads: "Monday brought temperatures tha...
Postcard

Returning from Work

Date: 1904
Description: Text on front reads: "'Returning from Work.' St. John's Institute for Deaf Mutes. St. Francis, Wis." A group of six women holding implements and a nun are...
Postcard

Chapel of the Woods

Date: May 08 1909
Description: Text on front reads: "Chapel of the Woods, St. Francis, Wis." A stone chapel surrounded by trees with a belfry. There is a walkway with two sets of stairs...
Postcard

The Grotto

Date: March 08 1923
Description: Text on front reads: "The Grotto, near Chapel of the Woods, St. Francis, Wis." The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes was built in 1894 by German-born seminaria...
Postcard

Salzmann Library

Date: May 31 1909
Description: Text on front reads: "Salzmann Library, St. Francis, Wis." A stone and brick building with columns at the entrance. An unpaved street runs past it and tree...
Postcard

St. Mary of the Angels

Date: 1907
Description: A stone Chapel, St. Mary of the Angels has an ornate entrance and a belfry. Decorated steps, a lawn and trees can be seen.
Postcard

North and West View of Fire Damage

Date: August 01 1907
Description: Text on front reads: "North and West View, St. John's Institute for Deaf Mutes, St. Francis, Wis. Aug 1, 1907." A partially burned stone and brick building...
Postcard

Bird's Eye View of Destruction

Date: August 01 1907
Description: Text on reverse reads: "Bird's Eye View of Destruction, St. John's Institute for Deaf Mutes, St. Francis, Wis. Aug. 1, 1907." A partially burned stone and...
Postcard

South View of Fire Damage

Date: August 01 1907
Description: Text on front reads: "South View, St. John's Institute for Deaf Mutes, St. Francis, Wis. Aug. 1, 1907." A partially burned stone and brick building with pe...
Postcard

St. Mary's Institute

Date: March 27 1912
Description: Text on front reads: "St. Mary's Institute, St. Francis, Wis." A Catholic School for Girls opened in 1904. It is a three-story building on an elevated foun...
Postcard

St. John's Institute for Deaf Mutes

Date: January 1914
Description: Text on front reads: "A vista, St. John's Institute for Deaf Mutes, St. Francis, Wis." An elevated view of the Institute grounds with buildings, streets an...

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: