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Date: 2014-08-03 

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...

Date: 1929 

Description: A prehistoric station out among the dunes at Biskra, Algeria.

Date: 2013-08-05 

Description: Underwater view of two archeologists surveying a portion of the "Lakeland." The divers are using cameras, with three or four strobes attached by an arm sys...

Photograph

Turtle Effigy Mound

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Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.

Date: 2005-09-29 

Description: Underwater view of an archaeologist swimming over the windlass of the "Rouse Simmons" (also known as the Christmas Tree Ship). The archaeologist shines a l...

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.

Date: 1916 

Description: In 1916, it was estimated that 15,000 Indian mounds had formerly existed in Wisconsin. In the early 20th century, the Wisconsin Archaeological Society surv...

Historical Essay

First Peoples

The History of Paleo-Indians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Paleo-Indians who first inhabited the Wisconsin territory and the archaeological excavations that have revealed their culture.

Date: 2008-08 

Description: Archaeological overhead view site plan of the remains of the schooner "Home." Labels indicate various parts of the ship that remain. At the bottom right is...

Date: 1929 

Description: Outside the walls of Tebessa, in north eastern Algeria. Hills are in the far background.

Date: 2015-06-22 

Description: Underwater starboard view of the "Lakeland." While the ship remains largely intact, it is split in half, with the back end of the ship in the background, a...

Historical Essay

Oldest Toast in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Charred bread slices recovered from the Alden's Corners archaeological site in Dane County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2002.211.1,3,5)

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Description: Vernon and Cathrine Steger proudly display a lifetime collection of Native American artifacts found on their farm.

Date: 2015-05-12 

Description: Underwater view of the bow of the "Pathfinder." Algae is growing along the sides, and clumps of sand are on the ship. A maritime archeologist is surveying...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Archaeological overhead view site plan of the scow schooner "Success." Labels indicate various parts of the ship that remain and how much of the wreck rema...

Date: 2007-07-16 

Description: Underwater view of two archaeologists surveying and investigating the bow of the "Rouse Simmons" (also known as the Christmas Tree ship). One person is swi...

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Date: 1953 

Description: Stone displaying ancient writing. The rock was on the grounds of International Harvester's Phoenix Proving Grounds. Opened in 1947, the proving ground wa...

Photograph

Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.

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