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

Wisconsin Historical Society

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 317

Photograph

Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
Photograph

Calvin Coolidge Fishing

Date: 1928
Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...
Photograph

Patience and Fortitude

Date: 1960
Description: Man and boy in silhouette ice fishing on Lake Winnebago.
Photograph

Aldo Leopold

Date: 
Description: Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posing with binoculars around his neck. He is about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of...
Photograph

Man Practicing Archery

Date: 
Description: Man holding bow during archery practice.
Photograph

Target Shooting at Villa Louis

Date: 
Description: Target shooting on the east lawn of Villa Louis. Nina S. Dousman is on the extreme right of the image.
Photograph

Edward Kremers Relaxes in the Park

Date: 1916
Description: Notable University of Wisconsin pharmacist Edward Kremers relaxes on a bench in a park near the time of the Wisconsin Pharmacy State Convention in 1916.
Photograph

Edward Kremers & Friends in the Dells

Date: 1888
Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several U.W. college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to...
Photograph

Father Towing his Son

Date: March 27 1989
Description: Father on a bicycle towing son on a scooter.
Photograph

Hotdog Cookout

Date: May 15 1965
Description: Girl Scouts cooking hotdogs over an open fire. The Great Blue Heron council weekend campout was held at Hartland Sportsman's Club grounds.
Drawing

In a Stiff Current

Date: March 1892
Description: Three men are dragging their canoe upriver through a strong current. In the background other men are standing on the far river bank near canoes pulled up o...
Photograph

Canoeing on Rainbow Lake

Date: 1945
Description: Couple canoeing under partly cloudy skies with sun dappling the water on Rainbow Lake, Chain O' Lakes.
Print

The Slide

Date: 1880
Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.
Photograph

Man Leaping to Stand Rock

Date: 1886
Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.
Photograph

Sugar Bowl, Making a Portage

Date: 
Description: Two men standing on the beach at Sugar Bowl, one carrying a canoe and paddle, the other holding a basket.
Photograph

Sportsmen with International D-15-M Station Wagon

Date: 1940
Description: Three sportsmen with shotguns and hunting dogs around an International D-15-M station wagon ("woody"). The photograph may have been staged for advertising...
Photograph

Snowmobiling Club

Date: 
Description: Ed Westrick, the president of Genesse Trailmakers Club, and his family pose on their snowmobiles on a lawn.
Photograph

Campers with Tent

Date: 1910
Description: Albert Hansen and friends pose in front of their tent.
Photograph

Summer Fun

Date: August 10 1964
Description: A rubber raft serves as the launching point for diving and other water play on a hot summer day.
Photograph

Children's Picnic at the Beach

Date: 1950
Description: Woman with children grilling hot dogs and wieners at the beach.

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: