The Hicks Collection



Marble bust of Benjamin Franklin by Preston Powers, 1902
Formerly at Oshkosh Public Library, now at Oshkosh Public Museum.

Marble bust of George Washington by Hiram Powers, 1902
Oshkosh Public Library

Located at Monument Square at Market and High Streets, Oshkosh.

Bust of Senator Matt Carpenter by Gaetano Trentanove, 1909
Location unknown.

Bust of James G. Blaine by Gaetano Trentanove, 1909
Location unknown.

Bronze bust of Theodore Roosevelt by James Earl Fraser, 1910
Formerly at Oshkosh Public Library, now at Oshkosh Public Museum.

Located in front of Lincoln School, Oshkosh.

Located at Menominee Park, Oshkosh.

Located at New York Avenue, Hazel Street and Menominee Drive, Oshkosh.

Located in front of Washington Elementary School, Oshkosh.

Bronze bust of Benjamin Franklin after Jeane Antoine Houdon, 1911
Located in front of Franklin School.

Located in front of Jefferson Elementary School, Oshkosh.

Located in front of Oshkosh Public Library, Oshkosh.

Located next to Lake Winnebago
at the end of Washington Avenue, Oshkosh.

Bronze bust of Longfellow by Thomas Brock, 1915. Formerly at Longfellow School, demolished. Now at Oshkosh Public Library.

White marble bust of Benjamin Franklin by an unknown sculptor. Date unknown. In the building of the Daily Northwestern from at least 1919 until 1999. Given to the Oshkosh Public Library in 1998 as part of the Hicks collection. Now at Oshkosh Public Library.

Bronze dragons. Unknown sculptor. Purchased by John Hicks in Hong Kong, March 1911. Believed to be 400-500 years old at that time. Located in the Carthage Building in 1919. Formerly in the Oshkosh Northwestern building. Donated to Oshkosh Public Library in 1998 as part of the Hicks collection.

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