Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-7 of 7


Girls in Red, White and Blue

Date: 1904
Description: Nine girls are posing standing and wearing patriotic costumes. One girl is holding a flag of the United States. Probably a smaller group, from a total of t...

Men's Fashions

Date: 12 18 1966
Description: A man models what was touted as the latest styles for men.

Boys' Fashions

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young boy modeling a white linen suit with wide belt, embroidered collar, and silk cord tie. The b...

Green Sheet Costume

Date: 10 31 1987
Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman ...

Fancy Dress Party

Date: 08 19 1887
Description: Cabinet card of a group portrait of four men in front of a painted backdrop. Two are dressed in male formal attire, with top hats. The other men are dresse...

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

Description: Full-length portrait of a woman posing in a costume made out of newspapers from the "Minneapolis Journal." She is holding an oversized ink pen and has what...

World Trade is a Two-Way Seaway

Description: A woman dressed in a costume that would appear to represent businesses and products of Wisconsin. Her very tall hat has a world globe on the top and the wo...

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: