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Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

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Description: Locomotive with coal car and one passenger car passing through rural landscape. People wave from a log cabin and a horse-drawn vehicle in the background an...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

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Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

Drawing

Ol' Brick Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of policemen waving nightsticks are crowded into an open car. On the right is a sign pointing to the "Ol' Brick Inn." One of the men has fallen out...

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Description: Cartoon of a man sitting behind the desk of an office in the Gisholt service department, talking to another man who is carrying a briefcase with the tag "G...

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Ferry "New Era"

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Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date: 1886 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.

Drawing

Automobile Race

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...

Date: 1874-01 ca.

Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.

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Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Date: 1895-09 

Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

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Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Date: 1857 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...

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Description: "Lieutenant Foster's Camp preparing for the night contrabands with the Engineer, Dept. of the Army". Tents are in the background and men are loading horse-...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

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