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Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Bland Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.
Description: Portrait of Henry Dodge, first governor of the Wisconsin Territory.
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.
Description: Painted scene depicting a gorilla standing on a stage holding up a top hat and looking towards audience members gathered in the foreground. Behind the gori...
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: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
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...
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Description: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Hercules L. Dousman.
Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.
Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.
Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.
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...
Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Description: Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...
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