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Lucy Stone

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Description: Head and shoulders halftone portrait of Lucy Stone, a leader of the Woman Suffrage movement.
Painting

My Arrival in Milwaukee

Date: 1856
Description: On June 20, 1856 Hölzlhuber took a two-wheeled horse cart from the Lake Shore Railroad depot in Milwaukee to East Water Street and the home of his hosts, t...
Painting

The First House in Milwaukee, Matthias Stein, Owner

Date: 1858
Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...
Painting

A View of Harper's Ferry

Date: 1857
Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took Hölzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...
Painting

The Opening of the Railroad from Grandhaven to Grand Rapids

Date: 1857
Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...
Painting

A Cultivated Farm of Michael Ranzer near New Ulm, Minnesota

Date: 1859
Description: Ranzer's prosperous farm was hewn out of the forest rather than the prairie. This was "of course more difficult" and needed hired help to fell and burn the...
Painting

On a Sugar Plantation in South Carolina

Date: 1859
Description: Hölzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...
Book or Pamphlet

IWW Publication Cover

Date: 1946
Description: "The General Strike for Industrial Freedom," the cover of a publication issued by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). This publication, which was fo...
Photograph

Assembly Chamber

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Description: Session in the Assembly Chamber in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Print

Wisconsin State Journal Advertisement

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Description: An advertisement for the Wisconsin State Journal, promoted as "the only Republican paper", from the 1898-1899 Madison City Directory.
Drawing

The New Richmond Cyclone

Date: 1900
Description: Cover of Mrs. A.G. Boehm's History of the New Richmond Cyclone of June 12th, 1899 featuring an engaving of a large cyclone and the wreckage it has left beh...
Drawing

Robert Spencer

Date: 
Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of Robert Spencer.
Manuscript

Earth Day Stationery

Date: 1972
Description: Letter from Martha MacMillan of Farmington, Michigan to the group Women for a Peaceful Christmas written on stationery bearing an Earth Day logo.
Book or Pamphlet

The Apostle Islands and Lake Superior

Date: 1884
Description: Cover art for a pamphlet advertising The Apostle Islands and Lake Superior. The upper half of the artwork depicts a sunset view of Lake Superior, and the b...
Manuscript

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate

Date: July 1913
Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...
Photograph

Dorothy Jardon Publicity Portrait

Date: 1913
Description: Dorothy Jardon is dressed as Bimboula, a Persian woman, from the musical comedy "Oh! Oh! Delphine" in which she appeared at the Shaftsbury Theatre in Londo...
Print

Chesty Potato Chips, Label

Date: March 19 1945
Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue and yellow label for Chesty Potato Chips featuring a drawing of a young boy we...
Book or Pamphlet

Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation

Date: 1918
Description: Back cover of a pamphlet advertising the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. The advertisement features an illustration of the Ingeco Engine Plant...
Book or Pamphlet

Craig Tractor Pamphlet

Date: 1919
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Craig tractors. The cover features an illustration of a farmer using a Craig tractor to complete field work with a tr...
Print

State Capitol Cafe St. Patrick's Day Dinner Menu

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Description: One-page St. Patrick's Day menu from the cafe in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with a drawing of a view of the capitol from the southeast, captioned, "Under...

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