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Photograph

YWCA Benefit Tea

Date: 1956-05-25 

Description: Attending the YWCA Benefit Tea for internationally speaking foreign students in costume of their native land are, left to right: Judith Ahana, Honolulu Haw...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Peavy Falls Group" of men and boys posed on bank of river. There is a man in a canoe in the river, and a footbridge in the background.

Date: 1907 

Description: This blueprint map shows a proposed plan for pleasure roads and reservation system. It also shows schools, cemeteries, old river channel, proposed bridge,...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Beginning page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa...

Historical Essay

Wild Rice

A Brief History of one of Wisconsin's Earliest Crops

Discover the history of wild rice in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Menominee Indians

Date: 1953-03-18 

Description: Menominee Indians of the Zoar Settlement in Northern Wisconsin performing a dream dance. Standing figures: "Grandma" Dutchman and husband "Charlie."

Photograph

Menominee Judge

Date:  

Description: Menominee Judge Perrote beside the wooden grave of his wife. The Court of Indian Offenses was established in 1883 with Indian judges appointed by the U.S....

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

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...

Historical Essay

Oshkosh, Chief (1795-1858)

Chief of the Menominee Indians

Biography of Menominee Indian chief Oshkosh.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, an...

Photograph

Indian Pow-Wow

Date: 1929-07-28 

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

Date: 1931 

Description: A portrait of a Menominee family in traditional dress. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt.

Date: 1954-04 

Description: A young Menominee Indian (Charles ?) pauses briefly for a photograph while straddling his bicycle. He is stopped on the road with the snow-covered Wolf Riv...

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

How the Natives Lost Their Land

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

Manuscript

Mishakwut Still

Date: 1936 

Description: Actors in Indian costume as seen in the film "Mishaskwut", which depicts the life of the Menominee Indians. The film was sponsored by the Wauwatosa Board o...

Date: 1880 

Description: A hand-colored, sectional map of Wisconsin showing the township grid, railroads, counties, towns, cities, villages, and the Menomonee, Oneida, Flambeau, an...

Historical Essay

Early U.S. Settlement

Military Outposts in Wisconsin

Read how American forts were established and settlement increased in Wisconsin after the War of 1812.
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