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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...

Date: 1943 

Description: Ribes eradication crew of Indian women on the Menominee Reservation pose together in a line.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...

Date: 1860 

Description: A survey map of Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota, and northern Iowa, showing the status of surveys, rivers, and lakes. The map also shows the locations of...

Date: 1855 

Description: This Wisconsin depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress, common roads and the Menomonee Reservation.

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Description: Members of the Menominee tribe pose during the Corpus Christi celebration, possibly held at the Keshena chapel. Pictured are, from left to right, Clara Chi...

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...

Date: 1943 

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

Menominee War Chief

Learn about the leadership of this Menominee War Chief and his negotiations with the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Use the 1673 journal of Father Jacques Marquette to introduce students to the early exploration of Wisconsin

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Shawano, Wisconsin.

Date: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin State Senator Alfred A. Laun (R.) of Kiel, participating in what appears to be a square dance with Menominee Indians and others. This image is p...

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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...

Date: 1878 

Description: A hand-colored, cloth mounted, sectional map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the township grid, railroads, town...

Photograph

Menominee Ceremony

Date: 1940 

Description: A Menominee Ceremony, possibly the beginning of a dance.

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Description: Menominee Indian Village, Wolf River. Copied from "Wisconsin Lore For Boys and Girls" by Susan B. Davis (E. M. Hale and Company,1931. Page 80.)

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Indian Pow-Wow

Date: 1929-07-28 

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

Date: 1975-01-18 

Description: Negotiations between leaders of the Menominee Warrior Society and the American Indian Movement with General Hugh Simonson (in the Army jacket) of the Wisco...

Historical Essay

Early U.S. Settlement

Read how the end of the War of 1812 led to the establishment of American forts and increased exploration and settlement in the Wisconsin territory.
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