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 109

Photograph

Aerial View of the Isthmus

Date: 1908
Description: A panoramic aerial view of the Isthmus taken from a kite. Lake Mendota is to the right in the background with Picnic Point jutting into the lake. The photo...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Superior

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.
Photograph

Steeplejacks Repointing Chimney

Date: August 05 1931
Description: Steeplejacks Don Coffey, in the foreground, and Bruce Russell, in the cap, repointing the University of Wisconsin heating plant chimney. The photograph was...
Photograph

Steeplejacks Repointing Chimney

Date: August 05 1931
Description: Close-up of Don Coffey, in the foreground, and Bruce Russell, wearing the cap, steeplejacks repointing the University of Wisconsin heating plant chimney. P...
Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: May 05 1931
Description: View across Lake Mendota towards Picnic Point, framed by a willow tree, and a rowboat pulled up on the shoreline.
Photograph

Picnic Point from University of Wisconsin-Madison Soils Building

Date: 1926
Description: Elevated view of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Soils building.
Photograph

Picnic Point through the Willows

Date: 1926
Description: View through willow trees on Picnic Point across University Bay of Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Photograph

Home on Picnic Point

Date: 1888
Description: View of shoreline along Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the home of Professor William Daniels, head of the Chemistry Dep...
Photograph

Picnic Point from University Hall

Date: 
Description: Elevated view of Lake Mendota and Picnic Point from the roof of University Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Photograph

Group at Picnic Point

Date: 1877
Description: A group, probably at Picnic Point on Lake Mendota in Madison, posed under the trees. Picnic baskets are behind them. Mrs. Bashford is the person in Mrs....
Photograph

Kraftwood Country Estate

Date: 1954
Description: Aerial view of Kraftwood, the rural estate of the Kraft family of the Kraft Foods Co. of Wisconsin. The estate is situated on a peninsula jutting into Ente...
Photograph

Aerial View of Willow Beach

Date: 1924
Description: Aerial view from above Madison's Willow Beach towards the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, downtown Madison, and Lake Monona.
Photograph

Picnic Point from Observatory Hill

Date: 
Description: A cyanotype of Picnic Point seen from Observatory Hill.
Photograph

Picnic Point from Observatory Hill

Date: 
Description: Picnic Point viewed from Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Photograph

Wisconsin State Capitol from Picnic Point

Date: 1915
Description: View of the Wisconsin Capitol with its new dome, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, including Bascom Hall, taken from Picnic Point.
Photograph

Picnic Point on Lake Mendota

Date: 
Description: Cyanotype image of a view looking towards the end of Picnic Point.
Photograph

Winter on Picnic Point

Date: 1915
Description: Picnic Point from Observatory Hill in winter.
Photograph

University from Picnic Point

Date: 1915
Description: The University of Wisconsin from Picnic Point. Buildings that can be seen are Bascom Hall with dome, the Students' Observatory, Washburn Observatory, the D...
Photograph

Picnic Point from Farms

Date: March 24 1913
Description: Picnic Point from the University Farm fields, now known as Observatory Hill.
Photograph

Picnic Point from Observatory Hill

Date: 
Description: Picnic Point from Observatory Hill.

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: