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Date:  date unknown

Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A landscape painting depicting sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Date: 1937 

Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Painting

Silo Filling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier aiming a rifle, as seen from the rear. The study was created as part of the work of a group of German panorama a...

Painting

Merry Christmas

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Holiday card, hand painted on an oval piece of wood. Image is of a little girl in profile wearing a yellow dress with black polka dots and a red bonnet hol...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.

Painting

Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...

Painting

Removing Bark

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man pulls up jack pine roots to sew bark on a canoe that he's making.

Painting

Felling the Tree

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Painting

Tying With Wigub

Date:  date unknown

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.

Painting

Milking Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...

Date: 1913 

Description: Children playing in a sand box, or "sand garden" at the Woodlawn School garden. American flags are planted in the sand and a teacher or older child is hold...

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