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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).
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: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Due to rainy weather, Hölzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Conant Farmstead.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: At the beginning of his journey to America, Hölzlhuber passed through the English Channel and viewed the cliffs at Dover. "We passed Beachy Head, as this p...
Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."
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....
Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 Hölzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. "The island is located in the English Channel not far from Hamps...
Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center . . . [One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasan...
Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: Accompanying this sketch is Hölzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...
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...
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Bland Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...
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