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Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Tuisco left Bremerhaven May 6, 1856. Hölzlhuber called this the "quickest three masted immigration boat," holding 335 passengers. Though in the...
Date: date unknown
Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.
Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Beginning at Odanah just south of Lake Superior, Hölzlhuber and several fur trappers used an Indian trail to travel upstream through extensive wild forest....
Description: Portrait of Father Mazzuchelli.
Description: Cover for the 1956 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some white flowers with green leaves, a lake, and some birds flying in t...
Description: Hofmann and three sons had emigrated in 1848 from the Rhine region to northern Wisconsin. Initially they had no neighbors for a distance of four to five ho...
Description: A curving line of eleven men, depicted head and shoulders up, in business suits and hats, all smiling, against a white background.
Description: A painted portrait of Andrew Jacques Vieau, son of Jacques Vieau.
Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a knee-length black evening dress with black lace overlay designed by Edith Head for Donna Douglas in the f...
Description: View along dirt path in a park. There is a soldier's monument in the background just beyond trees, and a brick building on the left.
Description: A detail of a full-length portrait of Henry Dodge.
Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
Description: Painted image of a gyroscope on a black speckled background with dashed white lines extending in six directions from the center. Lower right-hand corner is...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in a me...
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: 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...
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