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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: date unknown
Description: An Ojibwa man sits on the ground tying cedar materials with wigub as a woman looks on. The cedar will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.
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
Description: An Ojibwa man kneels on the ground to roll up cedar bark that will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.
Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
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...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.
Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.
Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.
Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car," Hölzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...
Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.
Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets are hanging beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of ho...
Description: Hölzlhuber journeyed from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and from there took a train south to Cave City, from which passengers boarded a stagecoach for t...
Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.
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