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Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hofmann and his family had immigrated from the Rhine region to America in 1848, where they began to cultivate the farm. It was a struggle for the family be...
Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Judge James C. Hopkins house built in 1850 at 134 West Wilson Street.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Mr. Klaner, who immigrated only in 1858 from Elberfeld to Canada, purchased the farm which I sketched here, and he looked afte...
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Description: The Lansing Hoyt house at 221 Monona Avenue was built in 1873 by Hoyt.
Date: 1858-08 ca.
Description: The farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who immigrated to Canada with his wife and three sons. There they worked to cultivate a huge complex of land.
Description: The Morris E. Fuller House located at 423 North Pinckney Street, built by Napolean B. Van Slyke about 1865. The house was later owned by Fuller and Robert...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...
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...
Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Description: The Willett S. Main house, located at 511 North Carroll Street, was built in 1858.
Description: The house built by James McBride at 200 Farwell Drive. The house was later owned by Halle Steensland, Samuel H. Marshall, and Robert M. La Follette.
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...
Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...
Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.
Description: The Livesey house located at 719 E. Gorham Street.
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