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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: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.

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.

Date: 1998 

Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...

Painting

Threshing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...

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

A Farm Auction

Date:  date unknown

Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...

Date: 1921 

Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill. Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.

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: 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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber journeyed from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and from there took a train south to Cave City, from which passengers boarded a stagecoach for t...

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: 1937 

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

Painting

Menasha Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: ". . . The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox R...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.

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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making.

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