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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Underwater view of an archeologist surveying the site of the sunken "Milwaukee." The archeologist is swimming over a measuring tape, which runs from the sh...
Description: Underwater view of the "Apomattox's" floor keelsons near the bow.
Description: Alonzo Pond poses sitting and holding a pickaxe next to a block of earth showing the composition of the escargotiere (an old dump for domestic waste). Here...
Description: Archaeological site plan of the schooner "Rouse Simmons." The wreck is drawn in great detail, showing the damage to the deck, along with the broken masts a...
Description: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.
Description: Students digging into a bird effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin campus on May 31 through June 1, 1935.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of an Indian intaglio effigy, the only one still in existence in Wisconsin. The effigy is in the shape of a panther. There is a car on the road in the...
The History of Paleo-Indians in Wisconsin
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.
Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Underwater view of two archaeologists measuring and surveying the site of the "Success." Much of the ship remains buried under sand.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Cyanotype print of the interior of the Geology Museum in Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View towards corner of a room with win...
Description: Vernon and Cathrine Steger proudly display a lifetime collection of Native American artifacts found on their farm.
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