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Description: A curving line of eleven men, depicted head and shoulders up, in business suits and hats, all smiling, against a white background.
Description: An Ojibwa man sits on the ground tying cedar materials with wigub as a woman looks on. The cedar will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: Lower locks on Grand Chute, Wisconsin, on the Fox River.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.
Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.
Description: A painted portrait of young George Washington in the uniform of a British Colonial Colonel. The portrait was possibly made by Peale (Charles Wilson?) and o...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car," Hölzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...
Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.
Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.
Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.
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