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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: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

Date: 1833 

Description:  "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

Date: 1948 

Description: Cover for the 1948 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a sketch of a tree, a fence, and a small town by a lake. The Wisconsin Fr...

Date: 1937 

Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The George Storer house, 104 East Gilman Street, built in 1855 by John E. Kendall.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

Date: 1891-12 

Description: Engraved image of a Native American in a headdress riding a running horse. Dacners can be seen in the background.

Painting

Samuel Marshall

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length portrait painting of Samuel Marshall.

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

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: 1859-08-14 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house built by James McBride at 200 Farwell Drive. The house was later owned by Halle Steensland, Samuel H. Marshall, and Robert M. La Follette.

Date: 1850 

Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.

Painting

Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hofmann and his family had immigrated from the Rhine region to America in 1848, where they began to cultivate the farm. It was a struggle for the family be...

Painting

A Farm Auction

Date:  date unknown

Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...

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