Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 427


Monona Avenue

Date: 1890
Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue with the home of Simeon Mills, one of Madison's most prominent citizens, on the corne...

Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: 02 27 1904
Description: Elevated view of the third Wisconsin State Capitol ablaze.

Andreas Dahl and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1876
Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...

Titanic Survivors

Description: Survivors of the Titanic sinking with Congressman William J. Cary and his Secretary, Richard P. Momsen, in front of the United States Capitol.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map showing a panoramic view of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background ...

Armed Forces Day

Date: 1950
Description: Color guards marching past the Wisconsin State Capitol carrying flags as a crowd looks on.

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a courtroom scene framed with a draped American flag and th...

Wisconsin State Capitol under Construction

Description: Structural steel beams being used in the construction of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Structural Work on the Wisconsin State Capitol

Description: Men doing structural steel work on the Wisconsin State Capitol while under construction.

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Demolition

Date: 08 09 1906
Description: Demolition of the semi-circular West Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. In this picture the upper stories are gone, but behind the scaffolding the ...

North Wing under Construction

Description: North wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol under construction, with construction scaffolding in the foreground.

Father Groppi Speaking at Demonstration

Date: 1969
Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.

Wisconsin State Capitol Planting Design

Date: 1911
Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) with Minarets

Date: 1891
Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

Capitol (Second)

Date: 1855
Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

International Model A-4 Truck with Trailer in front of Iowa State Capitol Building

Date: 06 28 1933
Description: International Model A-4 semi-tractor with sleeper cab and trailer parked in foreground, with the Iowa State Capitol Building in the background. The truck w...

Men at Farm Machinery Demonstration

Date: 01 02 1934
Description: Elevated view of men gathered for a McCormick-Deering farm machine demonstration on grounds across from the Iowa capitol building. Equipment on view includ...

Statue "Sequoya" in U.S. Capitol

Description: The statue "Sequoya" by Vinnie Ream, in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Represents the State of Oklahoma.

Raising "Wisconsin" Statue

Date: 07 1914
Description: Starting to raise "Wisconsin" statue onto the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol (the fourth State Capitol, the third in Madison, 1906 - ). The gilded bro...

Fourth State Capitol under Construction

Date: 1912
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol (fourth capitol, third in Madison) under construction. View from South Hamilton Street.

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: