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Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

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...

Date: 1823 

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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

Painting

Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...

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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.

Painting

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulls a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer drives the team, and other workers are visible in th...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...

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:  date unknown

Description: An illustration created using cutout photographs and white, gray and black paint on cream colored paper. The scene depicts, in profile, a man pulling a loa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Painting

Felling the Tree

Date:  date unknown

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

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:  date unknown

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.

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