COVID-19 Updates: For the most up-to-date information on accessing our services learn more here.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 1167

Print

Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
Painting

Braddock's Defeat

Date: 1903
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Photograph

Dickey Chapelle in Vietnam

Date: November 1964
Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...
Photograph

Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: July 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
Photograph

Armistice Day in Milwaukee

Date: November 11 1957
Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.
Photograph

Chippewa Indian Deer Hunt

Date: 
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian deer hunt on snow shoes.
Photograph

Motorcycle Police on Harley-Davidsons

Date: 
Description: World War II Harley-Davidson Army Models mounted by ever-alert Military Police, wearing uniforms and armed with guns.
Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861
Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...
Painting

Battle of Chickamauga, 1863

Date: 1925
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Poster

Vietnamesiche Filmtage

Date: 
Description: Color poster promoting Vietnamesische Filmtage.
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

Algerian Bedouin Boy

Date: August 1957
Description: An Algerian Bedouin boy with a soldier. The boy is pledging that he will kill his father "with joy" if the father should serve the French forces in the gue...
Photograph

Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.
Photograph

Aldo Leopold

Date: 1940
Description: Caption on negative sleeve: "Aldo Leopold and son Luna (standing); Mrs. Leopold and two daughters Nina and Estella (kneeling). 'Shack' in background." The...
Painting

Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes

Date: 1821
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.
Photograph

"Buffalo Bill" Cody and White Beaver

Date: 
Description: "Buffalo Bill" Cody and David Franklin Powell ("White Beaver") posing in in front of a painted backdrop in a Racine, Wisconsin gallery. This image was in t...
Print

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
Postcard

"Buffalo Bill" Cody

Date: 
Description: Postcard reproduction of a portrait of William Frederick Cody from the T.B. Walker Collection.
Photograph

Surrender of Black Hawk

Date: 1940
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the surrender of Black Hawk at Fort Crawford in 1832.

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: