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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. H√∂lzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...

Date: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1937 

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

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State His...

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

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: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Painting

Steam Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A harvest scene in which an old-fashioned steam-powered tractor is hooked up to a threshing machine. There is a pile of coal next to the tractor and a tank...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...

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Description: Elevated view of Indian village, along a river, (in a painted reconstruction) during an Indian ceremony.

Date: 1967 

Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...

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