Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 1208

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1903
Description: Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground...
Photograph

Carriage Stuck in the Mud

Date: 1898
Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...
Photograph

Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
Photograph

Coaching Party Departing for Scottish Games

Date: 08 31 1909
Description: A coaching party of festively clad men, women, and children departing for the Annual Scottish Games sponsored by the St. Andrews Society. Some participants...
Photograph

Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905
Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.
Photograph

Dairy Exterior

Date: 
Description: Exterior view of a dairy. Two cars and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with milk cans are parked in front of building.
Photograph

Peter Lagacy Family

Date: 
Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...
Photograph

Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879
Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...
Photograph

Costume Parade

Date: 1907
Description: Elevated view of a costume parade on State Street, at the corner of State Street and Gilman Street. On both sides of the street are drugstores. The one on ...
Photograph

Barnum Depot

Date: 1912
Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive arriving at the Barnum Depot.
Photograph

Barnum Depot

Date: 
Description: View from along railroad tracks of a train arriving at the depot. There is a child in the doorway of the depot, and a woman in the background is carrying a...
Photograph

Chicago, Milwaukee, and Saint Paul Depot

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior shot of the Blue River depot. Five men are standing outside the building. There is a Wells Fargo cart on the platform.
Photograph

Parade on the Capitol Square

Date: 1910
Description: A parade turning the corner from Wisconsin Avenue on to the Capitol Square. A horse-drawn wagon in the foreground carries a May Pole and dancers from the K...
Photograph

Kleinstueber Machine Shop

Date: 
Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...
Photograph

Paving North Main Street

Date: 1901
Description: A crew of construction workers paving North Main Street with brick.
Photograph

Visitors to the Iron Ridge Mine

Date: 1900
Description: Visitors, dressed in their Sunday best, contrast with the rough garb of the miners. Left to right, miners were: Charles Kanass, Robert "Beaver" Smith (hold...
Photograph

Antietam, Dunker Church

Date: 1890
Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.
Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
Photograph

Hauling Granite

Date: 
Description: Horses hauling granite in Bethel, VT.
Photograph

Dump Wagons in front of Bridge

Date: 
Description: Men posing with dump wagons in front of a bridge with horse-drawn wagons lined up on a dirt ridge. A sign near them reads "This work being done by Birt & D...

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: