Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Description: An Ojibwa Indian man splits cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.
Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.
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...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 Hölzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. His sketch shows six other ships on the water, one with two smok...
Description: Hölzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry Börnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
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...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
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
Date: 1886-02-28 ca.
Description: The main deck of The Tuisco, showing groups of immigrant men, women, and a child in brightly colored clothing, conversing while standing below a ful...
Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
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...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706