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Date: 1935 

Description: U.S. Department of the Indian agency building on the Menominee Indian Reservation.

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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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Sign for the toll road at Big Smoky Falls on the Wolf River.

Civil War Battle Summary

Discover the role that Wisconsin troops, including Menominee warriors and our only unit of Black soldiers, played in a dramatic Civil War battle.

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: 1943 

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

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...

Photograph

Menominee Ceremony

Date: 1940 

Description: A Menominee Ceremony, possibly the beginning of a dance.

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:  date unknown

Description: Group of twelve men and one woman posed with a load of logs waiting to be pulled by two horses harnessed to a sled. Several of the men hold cant hooks or p...

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

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 Harvesting

Read about the importance of wild rice as a food staple to the Ojibwe and Menominee Indians in northern Wisconsin.

Date: 2013 

Description: Map is the most extensive endeavor to date to accurately locate and document both prehistoric place names and natural features of the Menominee language wi...

Photograph

Indian Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cemetery on a Menominee Indian reservation.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Statue of Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove and located in Menominee Park. The statue honors the man who gave his name to the...

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

Photograph

Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

Learn how white contact disrupted and transformed Indian life in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Date: 1948-01-05 

Description: Menominee Indian Band playing at the Wisconsin Centennial Year Kick-off Ceremony in the Wisconsin State Capitol. They played a one hour concert in the mor...

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