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Description: Abigail Louise Smith Tallmadge (1804-1857) was the daughter of a New York judge and the mother of nine children. This portrait of Mrs. Tallmadge was painte...
Date: date unknown
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Jane Dousman.
Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.
Description: Oil painting portrait of unknown woman. Her hair is pinned up and she is wearing a short sleeved black dress. She has a crucifix hanging around her neck.
Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...
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: 1860-05-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...
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: A depiction of the Yellowstone Church of rural Lafayette County, just a few miles from the Kammerude farm. The church is built from locally quarried limest...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.
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...
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: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."
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