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 87

Photograph

International Harvester Tent at Iowa State Fair

Date: 1946
Description: International Harvester tent and exhibition at the Iowa State Fair. Includes workers filming Iowa's first television show and a high school brass band ente...
Photograph

Whaleback Steamer on the Great Lakes

Date: 
Description: An early whaleback freight steamship on the Great Lakes. The captain was William M. Bates.
Book or Pamphlet

Farmall H Tractor in front of IH Dealership

Date: 1952
Description: Color illustration of a sales agent showing a farmer a new McCormick Farmall H tractor along storefront of a local IH dealership. In the background a McCor...
Print

Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing Letterhead

Date: 1901
Description: Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing letterhead. Fuller & Johnson was run by John A. Johnson and was one of Madison's largest employers.
Book or Pamphlet

German Flyer for Deering Grain Binders

Date: 1931
Description: German advertising leaflet for International Harvester's Deering line of grain binders. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with horse-dra...
Drawing

Pencil Sketch by Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1955
Description: Pencil sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, possibly a preliminary design for the Air Force Academy. The drawing is on the back of Desco Vitro Glaze Co. s...
Drawing

Dr. Ludd Spivey Residence Sketch

Date: 
Description: Preliminary concept sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Dr. Ludd Spivey Residence in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The house was never constructed.
Drawing

Hillside Theater Firescreen Sketch

Date: 1935
Description: Pencil and ink plan and elevation sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for a firescreen for the Hillside Theater. The drawing includes a dimensioned plan a...
Drawing

Hillside Theater Firescreen Sketch

Date: May 1935
Description: Pencil and ink plan and elevation sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for a firescreen for the Hillside Theater. The drawing includes a dimensioned plan a...
Drawing

Taliesin Boiler Room Door Sketch

Date: 
Description: Sketch for Boiler Room Door, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, under the studio at Taliesin. The sketch shows two elevations and a floor plan. Taliesin is locat...
Drawing

Taliesin West Totem Pole Sketch

Date: 
Description: Sketch for Taliesin West private garden court totem pole, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sketch includes elevations, a plan, and details and are drawn on...
Drawing

Unitarian Meeting House Foyer Fireplace Sketch

Date: 
Description: Pencil sketch of the plan and elevation drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, of the foyer fireplace for the First Unitarian Society Meeting House.
Photograph

Canal Locks

Date: 
Description: Men are standing at the Canal locks.
Photograph

Taliesin Photograph Album Title Page

Date: 1911
Description: Title page from a photograph album of images relating to Taliesin, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright. The word "Taliesin" is hand-lettered next to a red squa...
Drawing

Battle of Corinth

Date: October 03 1862
Description: "Combined Confederate attack upon [Batteries] Robinette and Davis the attack on Battery Robinette being defeated and that on Davis resulting in the defeat...
Drawing

Battle of Fort Donelson

Date: February 15 1862
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Drawing

Colonel Ellet's Rams

Date: June 06 1862
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Drawing

Wisconsin Centennial Stamp Design

Date: 
Description: Design for a Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with a "America's Dairyland" theme.
Drawing

Wisconsin Centenary (Centennial) Stamp Design

Date: 
Description: Line drawing in black ink of a design for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp, featuring Wisconsin State Capitol buildings. The artist used the w...
Print

Superior Harbor

Date: January 04 1862
Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

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: