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Date: 1842 

Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water of a Menominee man standing in a canoe in a marsh. He is holding a paddle in his hand. Behind him on the left is another canoe with three...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Map of the Menominee Indian Reservation. Legend reads: "Topographic and cultural data were obtained from field notes of a timber cruise and land classifica...

Date: 1936 

Description: Chief Oshkosh's statue and grave. Located in Monominee Park, formerly North Park.

Historical Essay

Logging

The Industry That Changed the State

Discover how the logging industry shaped Wisconsin's economy and culture from the 19th century to the present.

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

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Menominee Indian chief Aquanama and Menominee Indian Paul Ackenebowa, seated, facing front, both wearing hats, coats and n...

Historical Essay

The Iroquois Wars

New Tribes Brought to Wisconsin by French Commerce

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

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

Memorial Day

Date: 1961-05-30 

Description: World War I veteran Edward J. Starr watches the Memorial Day service at the State Capitol while holding a small American flag. He is from a Menominee India...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1910 

Description: This map of northeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, lakes, rivers, rail lines and the Menominee Indian Reservation....

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:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of an Indian (possibly Menominee) camp of sugar makers.

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...

Photograph

Menominee Child

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A Menominee child, probably photographed on the reservation near Kenasha and Neopit, Wisconsin. He is standing outside in front of a log cabin, and an axe...

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...

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Governor Gaylord Nelson signing the bill which created Menominee County as the state's 72nd county. The new county consisted of those portions of Shawano...

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