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Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Thunder Clan Feast Lodge. The flag is British and came to the Ho-Chunk when they joined forces with the British against the United States dur...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Cherokee twilled basket, probably traded to Wisconsin, mid 19th century. (Museum object #1955.1021)

Photograph

Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah) and Pinkey Bigsolder (HoWaWinKah), as well as an unidentified child, cross at the corner of Main and South First Street. Jim...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women. Flora Thundercloud Funmaker Bearheart (WaNekChaWinKah), left, and Emma Annie Fu...

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Description: A European American man holding a cane and wearing a suit and straw hat is standing sideways on the left. He is in front of an awning in a field. Individua...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified young Ho-Chunk girls with smallpox are kneeling outside their lodge. Some of the Ho-Chunk suffering from smallpox were quarantined during...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Five Winnebago men sitting on the ground playing cards. Two young boys stand behind them watching.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk man wearing a cap and wrapped in a shawl is walking near the front of the Werner Drugstore on Main Street between Water and First Streets. There...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women posed sitting, wearing contemporary clothing, and wrapped in dark-colored fringe...

How the Natives Lost Their Land

Learn about the many treaties between the United States government and native tribes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop wearing several necklaces, earrings, file bracelets, and a ribbon work ski...

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Description: A Ho-Chunk man is posed sitting on a steer, and two Ho-Chunk men are posed standing to the left. They are members of the Blue Wing Band with a steer for ba...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman Marie Big Hawk Whitewater holding her baby Clyde White in front of a painted background. She has shoulder length hair a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly Ho-Chunk man and woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit jacket, shirt with watch fob, tie,...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ho-Chunk women, Carrie Elk (ENooKah) posed sitting with a fringed shawl on her lap and an unidentified wo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an John Davis posed sitting and wearing a white shirt, tie, eyeglasses, and a hat. He is sitting in front of a painted backdrop.

How One Family Helped Build the Modern Tourist Destination

Discover how Wisconsin Dells came to prominence as a Midwestern tourism institution.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing near a chair draped with a fringed throw. The man on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk man on the left is posed mounted on a mule wearing a Sioux headdress among other regalia. A European American man is posed standing on the right...

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