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Date: 1920 ca.

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

Historical Essay

Winnebago War (1827)

Brief description of the Winnebago War.

Date: 1875 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named to...

Photograph

Menominee Family

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait of the Menominee family of Kaw-hee-she-uh-quat in formal attire.

Date: 1942 

Description: A Menominee ceremonial dance. The dancers are wearing Native American ceremonial dress. Although Roman Catholic missions had banned many Native American ce...

Date: 1755-07-09 

Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...

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.

Date: 1910 

Description: A group of prominent Menominee: (from left to right) Wisanokwut, Wiuskasit, Thomas Hog, Kesoafomesao, Louise Amore (or Amour), and Judge Perrote. This pho...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Fourth page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin.

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

Photograph

Ernest Oshkosh

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A portrait of a descendant of Chief Oshkosh, probably Ernest Oshkosh, with one foot in a traditional canoe. This image is part of an exhibit about Native A...

Date: 1900 

Description: This map of shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, lakes, rivers, rail lines and the 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...

Date: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin State Senator Alfred A. Laun (R.) of Kiel, participating in what appears to be a square dance with Menominee Indians and others. This image is pa...

Date: 1933 

Description: Three men near a tree. During 1933 Menominee Indians protected over 4000 acres of white pines from the blister rust threat.

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...

Historical Essay

Early U.S. Settlement

Military Outposts in Wisconsin

Read how American forts were established and settlement increased in Wisconsin after the War of 1812.

Learn about a case that created much racial tension between white settlers and the Menominee Indians. This article includes a link to a longer article.

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...

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