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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...

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's Early Schools

How the University was Began

Discover how the lack of educational opportunities in Wisconsin helped create the University of Wisconsin.

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...

Photograph

Marquette Statue

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Statue of the monk with a cross in his left hand and his right hand upraised. Behind the statue is a plaque with a carving of an Indian in a canoe near a s...

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...

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.

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)

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...

Date: 1922-06-21 

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

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...

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...

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

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Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.

Learn how epidemics erupted in Wisconsin and the ways communities responded

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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...

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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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: Kaleidoscope

Date: 1970-09-14 

Description: Cover of "Kaleidoscope," an underground newspaper, featuring a photograph of Native American Chief Sitting Bull, highlighted with red.

Date: 1904 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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