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Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Historical Essay

Frontier Clay Pipe Fragment

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Clay pipe bowl found at Sheard Road site, Racine County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #1998.236.249)

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...


Discover how the government tried to assimilate Germans and Indians into their culture.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 4 description and supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Explorer and Trader

Biography of Daniel Greysolon Sieur Duluth who helped protect the Wisconsin area against raids of the Iroquois.

The Changing Status of the Native Americans

Read about Wisconsin's Indian tribes and their changing legal status throughout the 20th century.

Date: 1961-04-25 

Description: Chief No-Ha-Nutch'Ka,left, who is actually Jack Grey, head of public relations for Wisconsin Dells, gives Chamber of Commerce members tips on how to gain m...

An Unreliable Text and Other Evidence

Wisconsin History books teach that Jean Nicolet was the first white person to reach the state, but he may have been the second.

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Learn how epidemics erupted in Wisconsin and the ways communities responded

Historical Essay

Wild Rice Threshing Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Improvised wild rice threshing machine used on the Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wisconsin, c. 1990. (Museum object #1999.61.5)

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Teach your students about how snowshoes were a part of the pioneer experience in Wisconsin

Historical Essay

The Trial of Chief Oshkosh

The Clash of U.S Law and Indian Legal Tradition

Learn how the trial of Menominee Chief Oshkosh, one of the most famous in Wisconsin history, pitted Indian traditional justice against white man's law.

Historical Essay

Effigy Mounds Culture

A People and Their Structures

Learn how the Effigy Mounds communities that transformed Native American life

Date: 1929 

Description: View from pier of a Native American man wearing a headdress kneeling on a tourist boat called "Black Hawk" docked under a bridge in the Wisconsin River. He...

Teaching Materials

Teaching materials for use with the 2nd Edition of Patty Lowe's "Indian Nations of Wisconsin."

Students will learn more about the history of their own family as well as the larger history of immigration to Wisconsin

Date: 1926 

Description: Portrait of Native American man sitting in the grass wearing headdress, beaded pants and moccasins. An axe is lying in the grass at his side.

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