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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...

Painting

Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.

Painting

Abram D. Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Abram D. Smith.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Anna Harrison, painted by her son Mark R. Harrison.

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

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.

Painting

Levi Sterling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Levi Sterling — "Born in Woodford county, Ky., Jan 2,, 1804. Arrived at Galena, March, 1826, and in May located near Mineral Point, Wis.; served as sheriff...

Date: 1969 

Description: Cover for the 1969 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a tree with white blossoms, yellow flowers, and a pathway leading up to a...

Painting

Tying With Wigub

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man sits on the ground tying cedar materials with wigub as a woman looks on. The cedar will be used in the construction of a canoe.

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: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber boarded the 'Plymouth', a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and sometimes overgrown Fox River. The steam...

Painting

Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1913 

Description: Children playing in a sand box, or "sand garden" at the Woodlawn School garden. American flags are planted in the sand and a teacher or older child is hold...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of George Washington, our nations first president, possibly done by Gilbert Stuart.

Painting

Oneota Farmer

Date: 1997 

Description: A painting of an Oneota farmer with village in the background.

Date: 1966 

Description: Cover for the 1966 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two pink lady slipper orchids. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded...

Date: 1967 

Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...

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