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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...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Painting

Fort Lincoln

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.

Painting

Merry Christmas

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Holiday card, hand painted on an oval piece of wood. Image is of a little girl in profile wearing a yellow dress with black polka dots and a red bonnet hol...

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Description: Sioux on horseback charging with weapons raised.

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Painting

House Party

Date: 1927-12 

Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...

Painting

Lacrosse Game

Date: 1934-10-07 ca.

Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game on October 7, 1934.

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Description: Left panel of the Wisconsin History Centennial mural by William A. McCloy. Assuming a prominent place is Robert M. La Follette, Sr. He is standing in fro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of large brick building (cooperative store) with three open arches on the porch area, and arched windows. There is a house near a bluff in th...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date: 1862-06 

Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...

Date:  date unknown

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:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

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 Riv...

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

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Description: Portrait painting of Governor William H. Upham.

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