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Photograph

Arrest at Gresham

Date: 1975-01-27 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard arrest a group of Native Americans during the takeover of the Alexian Brother Novitiate near Gresham. The arrest wa...

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a logging camp on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The three buildings are surrounded by forest.

Photograph

Indian Pow-Wow

Date: 1929-07-28 

Description: Indian pow wow at Bear Trap Falls near Keshena.

Photograph

Menominee Child

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A Menominee child, probably photographed on the reservation near Kenasha and Neopit, Wisconsin. He is standing outside in front of a log cabin, and an axe...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Photograph

Menominee Children

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A group of five Menominee children, thought to be photographed on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Am...

Date: 1910 

Description: A group of prominent Menominee: (from left to right) Alex Warrington, unidentified fishman, John Rain, Louise Waukechon, Pinto, Black Jack Warrington (John...

Historical Essay

Logging and Forest Products

Learn about19th-century logging in Wisconsin, the growth and decline of the industry, and the after-effects of clear-cutting Wisconsin's Northwoods.

Photograph

Indian Protest

Date: 1971-04-26 

Description: Led by James White, president of DRUMS, members of the organization and sympathizers staged a protest Monday at the First Wisconsin National Bank, 743 N. W...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Indian School on the Keshena Menominee Reservation.

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

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Description: Letterhead of Menominee Indian Mills of Neopit, Wisconsin, a mill "under supervision of the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affa...

Photograph

Bear Trap Falls

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Group of people at Bear Trap Falls in the Wolf River near Keshena. People are standing on the shoreline on the left near a sign for the falls. A man is sta...

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Description: Four Indian children posing in front of a tipi on a Menominee Indian reservation.

Date: 1926-05-25 

Description: Menominee Indians eating lunch together on Chief Oshkosh Day, May 25, 1926, "the occasion of the removal of the chief's remains from an unmarked grave besi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nah-Ko-Tah-Rat and his daughter Ah-Ta-New-Ka pose together in traditional Indian clothing.

Date: 1975 

Description: Negotiations between Neil Hawpetoss, a leader of the Menominee Warrior Society that had seized the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in January 1975, and a memb...

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

Date: 1943 

Description: Menominee women working to protect their white pines from blister rust.

Photograph

Indian Toll Sign

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Toll road sign on the Keshena Menominee Reservation for the Highway 55 toll road that goes through the reservation.

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