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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: The finished farm of Ranzer, it started out with much toil and sweat. The tile and brick house now sits amid the shacks the family lived in during the firs...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of a painted portrait of Stevens Thomson Mason, the first governor of Michigan.

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...

Painting

Joshua E. Dodge

Date:  

Description: Joshua E. Dodge.

Painting

Old Abe On Flag

Date: 1866 

Description: "Old Abe The Live Wisconsin War Eagle", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment painted from life perched on a flag pole.

Date: 1858-07-27 

Description: A depiction of people viewing a panorama that consists of twelve continuous paintings.

Date: 1823 

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...

Date: 1948 

Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...

Painting

Holy Card

Date: 1900 before

Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Painting

Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

Date:  

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Oscar D. Brandenburg house, 22 Langdon Street. Later the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house. Razed and replaced in 1972 by the Langdon Apartments. Oscar...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

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: 1826 

Description: Portrait of the Chippewa Chief Shing-gaa-ba-w'sin (Figure'd Stone) drawn at the Treaty of Fond du Lac by J.O. Lewis.

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...

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