COVID-19 Updates: In order to help reduce the increased spread of COVID-19, our headquarters building will be closed to the public until at least February 8, 2021. Click here for more information.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 135

Historical Essay

Life at the State House: Trout Lake Forestry Headquarters - Image Gallery Essay

Learn about the history of the Trout Lake Forestry Headquarters in Vilas County
Historical Essay

Wisconsin to the Matanuska Valley, Alaska Territory - Image Gallery Essay

Photographs documenting Arville Schalaben's travels to Alaska and the Matanuska Valley.
Historical Essay

Eduard Frankl: Picturing the Great War - Image Gallery Essay

Photographs, shot by Eduard Frankl, of war related activities in Europe and the Middle East during World War I.
Historical Essay

Up North with Lucy Rumsey Holt - Image Gallery Essay

Explore Lake Life in Northern Wisconsin with the Holt Family
General Information

Great Stories Start Here

A gallery of 35 historic images hand-selected by Society Image Lab staff
Society Image Lab staff have created a list of their 35 favorite and most popular historic images from our 100,000+ image database.
Historical Essay

World War I Posters - Image Gallery Essay

Crucial tools to shaping civilian attitudes towards the war
World War I Posters in the Wisconsin Historical Society collections
Historical Essay

Deer Park Buddhist Center Photographs

This collection contains photographs taken by Kalleen Mortensen, a Madison, WI resident and long-time member of the Deer Park Buddhist community.
Historical Essay

The Great Outdoors

Mid-Century Photographs from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Historical Essay

Charles Van Schaick and Wisconsin Death Trip

The work of Charles Van Schaick (Van Scoik) in the Wisconsin Historical Society collection includes over 8,000 images...
Historical Essay

Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay

Candidates on the Road
Documenting Political Campaigns in the Moment - Image Gallery Essay
Historical Essay

McCormick-International Harvester Collection — Image Gallery Essay

Farming in America
Discover the history of the International Harvester Company through the Wisconsin Historical Society's images
Historical Essay

Images of Madison - Image Gallery Essay

Madison's 150th Anniversary
View this collection of images of Madison, Wisconsin from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Historical Essay

Politics and Elections — Image Gallery Essay

A Record in Documents and Pictures
Discover the history of American politics through the Wisconsin Historical Society's images
Historical Essay

Willy Street: Image Gallery Essay

Study of a Neighborhood
Discover the history of Madison, Wisconsin's Willy St. neighborhood through the Wisconsin Historical Society's image gallery
Historical Essay

Otto Ansorge: Image Gallery Essay

Jewelry and Postcard Publisher
Discover the History of Winnecone, Wisconsin through Otto Ansorge's photographs
Historical Essay

Early American Civilian Aircrafts: Image Gallery Essay

The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930
The Early History of Civilian Aircraft: 1925-1930

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: