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Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...
Date: 1860-05-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...
Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...
Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.
Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.
Description: Oil painting of Samuel Klauber.
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of dancers.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
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.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.
Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.
Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...
Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.
Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...
Date: 1859-07-29 ca.
Description: Forests in the north were often plagued with fires during the summer months, and Holzlhuber (on a return journey from Niagara Falls), passed through one. I...
Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.
Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.
Date: 1886-02-28 ca.
Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
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