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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...
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...
Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.
Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...
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.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
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...
Description: Horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, dropping off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.
Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets are hanging beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of ho...
Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.
Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.
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...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Lower locks on Grand Chute, Wisconsin, on the Fox River.
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...
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