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Date: 1998 

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: 1833 

Description:  "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.

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Description: Portrait of Father Mazzuchelli.

Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Portrait of Eleazer Williams.

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Description: A painted portrait of Andrew Jacques Vieau, son of Jacques Vieau.

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: 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: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.

Painting

James Duane Doty

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin territorial Governor James Duane Doty. Land speculator and judge, Doty engineered the selection of Madison as the permanent capital i...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Painting

Ebenezer Brigham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.

Painting

William F. Vilas

Date:  

Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

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