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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house was located amongst the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians, and is where Holzlhuber took shelter one night after he and his large group danced with the f...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Napoleon B. Van Slyke house located at 510 N. Carroll Street. The house was built for Van Slyke by A. Kutzbock about 1868.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...
Date: date unknown
Description: Painted portrait of Souligny, a chief of the Menominees. He is depicted wearing a James Madison Peace Medal.
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga", an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Description: An Ojibwa man kneels on the ground to roll up cedar bark that will be used in the construction of a canoe.
Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...
Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of John A. Johnson, painted by James Reeve Stuart. Johnson was a prominent Norwegian immigrant who became a farmer, newspaper journ...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...
Description: The Lansing Hoyt house at 221 Monona Avenue was built in 1873 by Hoyt.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.
Description: View of Main Street, looking north on Gasper Street.
Description: Exterior of the Eben Peck cabin.
Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.
Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...
Description: Photograph of painted portrait of Governor Walter Goodland.
Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...
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