COVID-19 Updates: The Wisconsin Historical Society hours have changed. See a full list of COVID-19 Closures and Events HERE.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 63

Photograph

Wisconsin Four Lane Highway

Date: 1954
Description: Elevated view of a newly opened divided four lane highway.
Photograph

Rexall Drugstore

Date: December 14 1977
Description: Man sweeping the walkway and entrance of the Rio Rexall Drugstore. The windows are decorated for the Christmas holiday.
Photograph

Naturalization

Date: September 18 1984
Description: Jennie Youn Haeng Seider, 4, of Milwaukee, used her father Jeffrey Seider's back to display her new certificate of naturalization.
Photograph

Airline Computer Network

Date: September 26 1984
Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.
Photograph

Electric Hair

Date: January 10 1966
Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...
Photograph

Children Poster Display

Date: May 19 1969
Description: Four children hold up their winning posters for a competition in a class.
Photograph

Golf Game

Date: April 26 1967
Description: Women golfers on the course.
Photograph

Jogging Group

Date: September 13 1968
Description: YMCA running club members take a run.
Photograph

Children Sledding

Date: 1975
Description: A winter scene with excited children on a toboggan.
Photograph

Bradford Beach

Date: June 21 1957
Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.
Photograph

Playing House

Date: January 16 1964
Description: A young girl watches out the door of her playhouse while a young boy retrieves letters from the play mailbox.
Photograph

Story Time

Date: October 17 1963
Description: A librarian reads a children's book aloud to young boys and girls.
Photograph

Newborn Chick

Date: March 19 1963
Description: Eggbert, the baby chick, waits for his siblings to hatch in a home incubator, under the watchful eyes of a young boy and girl.
Photograph

Baking Bread for Communion

Date: September 25 1963
Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.
Photograph

Wedding Day Car Problems

Date: June 08 1963
Description: Bride and groom wait in the open convertible that is their transportation to their reception while a mechanic works under the hood.
Photograph

Class in Session

Date: May 01 1963
Description: A female student leads a class of fellow students. She is a member of the Future Teachers of America Club.
Photograph

Newborn

Date: March 18 1963
Description: Four generations are represented in this photograph of a newborn baby with his mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Photograph

Peace Through Victory

Date: January 19 1968
Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.
Photograph

Final Flight

Date: January 31 1971
Description: View of the cockpit as Lt. Col. Joseph Bourassa and co-pilot Leonard Dereszynski of the 440th Tactical Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve at General Mit...
Photograph

Teeter Totter

Date: September 12 1971
Description: Children fashioned their seesaw using a board, and a barricade with a sign that says, "Road Closed," that they found in an empty lot.

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: