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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...

Date: 1850 

Description: Map showing Indian mounds and graves as well as ground cover types at Township 8, Range 22. There is an inset diagram of an effigy mound labeled "The Cross...

Date: 1902-03-04 before

Description: Souvenir menu from the banquet in honor of H.R.H. Prince Henry of Prussia given by the citizens of Milwaukee at the Hotel Pfister. On the cover is a waterc...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pouch obtained from an Oneida Indian at the 1997 Milwaukee River Front Pow-Wow. (Museum object #1999.40.1)

Read about the fur trade conducted with the Wisconsin Indians over two centuries by first the French, then the British, and finally the Americans.

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Description: Map showing Indian mounds in Milwaukee's Second Ward from a sketch made by Increase Lapham in 1836. Streets shown on the map include 6th Street, 5th Street...

Date: 1901-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early Paleo-Indian fluted spear point found in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and made between 12,000 B.C. and 8,000 B.C. (Museum object #1985.2)

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of a band of Menominee Indians posing with their instruments. They are wearing feather headdresses.

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Date: 1906 

Description: The Lac Courte Oreilles village sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Several members of the society are incl...

Photograph

Camp Ammon

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Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.

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Description: Letterhead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, with a sidebar image of an American Indian woman with brai...

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...

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: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a German language advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of harvesting machinery. Features a chromolithograph ill...

Read about the development of social and cultural institutions such as public schools, churches, colleges and universities and Indian mission schools.

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...

Date: 1922-06-21 

Description: Exhibit of WHA and the University of Wisconsin Extension Division at a radio show in an auditorium.

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