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Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

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: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...

Painting

Logging Scene

Date:  

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...

Painting

One Large Sheet

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1881 

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

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.

Painting

Homeward Bound

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Elizabeth Paddy Winsley, who was of Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony ancestry. Elizabeth was marred to John Wensley, a ver...

Date: 1960 

Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.

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...

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: 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: 1856 

Description: "....The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner fo...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

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.

Date: 1884 ca.

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

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: 1907 

Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...

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