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Postcard

Wolf River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of Route 55 Menominee Indian reservation, Dells of Wolf River.

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

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Description: Candid portrait of three men in white t-shirts. Angus Lookaround, in a white hat, is seated, holding a horn or. The men appear to be aboard a ship.

Date: 1968-10 

Description: During a visit to Menominee County, Secretary of the Interior Stuart Udall and Senator Gaylord Nelson learn about a proposed resort complex.

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: 1975-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton signs the documents that restored tribal status to the Menominee Indians. Watching the ceremony are Senator Gaylor...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nah-Ko-Tah-Rat and his daughter Ah-Ta-New-Ka pose together in traditional Indian clothing.

Learn how contact with Europeans, the fur trade, and warfare among the tribes drove many Indans to the Wisconsin territory in the 17th century.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Indian School on the Keshena Menominee Reservation.

Photograph

Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...

Photograph

Indian Pow-Wow

Date: 1929-07-28 

Description: Indian pow wow at Bear Trap Falls near Keshena.

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Description: Letterhead of the Oshkosh Brewing Company, active from 1894-1971, with the company trademark of a waist-up view of Chief Oshkosh wearing a jacket, a banded...

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the statue dedicated to Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove. Located in Menominee Park, formerly North Park.

Photograph

Charlie Duchmann

Date: 1922 

Description: Charlie Duchmann, a Menominee, photographed in 1922. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the Wisconsin Hi...

Photograph

Menominee Ceremony

Date: 1940 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Trial of Chief Oshkosh by Judge Doty", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the south wall of...

Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers

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