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Date:  date unknown

Description: Menominee Indian "garters" made of beads and yarn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water of a Menominee man standing in a canoe in a marsh. He is holding a paddle in his hand. Behind him on the left is another canoe with three...

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1961-05-30 

Description: A Gold Star Mother shown holding her hand over her heart during the invocation at a Memorial Day service on the steps of the capitol.

How the Natives Lost Their Land

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

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

Date: 1858 

Description: A survey map that shows the status of township surveys in Wisconsin. At that point, the majority of the state had been surveyed and platted, with the area...

Date: 1875 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named to...

Date: 1874 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the railroads "completed" "in progress" and "contemplated" rivers, counties, cities and villages, and named towns in the state,...

Photograph

Indian Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cemetery on a Menominee Indian reservation.

Date: 1993 

Description: A series of three maps showing the lands of the Menominee, the first of these three maps shows the present-day Menominee Indian Reservation. Highways and r...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Maple sugar container made by missionary Rosalie Dousman, mid-1800s. (Museum object #1969.419)

Date: 1943 

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

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...

Print

Amiskquew

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Amiskquew, a Menominee warrior.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near the Fox River to the Winne...

Date: 1914 

Description: This map shows township grids, railroads, roads, and drainage. The area of the map covers northeastern Wisconsin and Menominee Indian reservation. Green Ba...

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Governor Gaylord Nelson signing the bill which created Menominee County as the state's 72nd county. The new county consisted of those portions of Shawano...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map of of depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, roads, and the Menomon...

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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: "Spirit of the Northwest" monument by Sidney Bedore, on the grounds of the Brown County Court House. Represented, left to right, a Menominee, Claude Allou...

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