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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Hammered copper pike from Interstate Park Bison site, Polk County, Wisconsin, c. 1000-4000 B.C. (Museum object #1956.3099)

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...

Photograph

Buffalo Hunting

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of Native Americans buffalo hunting in North Dakota on horseback, a copy of a painting, possibly from 1907. Text on the photograph reads, 'Buffalo H...

Photograph

Hog-Tying a Buffalo

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ranch hands in the process of hog-tying a buffalo. Men, women, and children watch from inside the barn on the first and second floors and from the roof....

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Photograph

Filipino Cart

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Philippine Islands man sits in a cart drawn by several water buffalo. The man may have worked in International Harvester's sisal and twine operation.

Date: 1893 

Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A wildlife scene featuring a buffalo.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers transporting twine fibre (fiber) using water buffalo and a wooden cart in the Philippines. The fibre was likely used by International Harvester fo...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian on horseback hunting buffalo with bow and arrow (Plate 5). "In this picture we have the Indian mounted his wild horse, he is captured in the mode...

Date: 1955-06-14 

Description: Close-up of a buffalo in Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Photograph

Buffalo Hides

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of several men working with a large pile of buffalo hides, and one man sitting atop that pile of hides.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

Date: 1844 

Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2). "This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in Nort...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a buffalo gazing down upon men with harvesting m...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Herds of bison and elk on the Upper Missouri River.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...

Date: 1844 

Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11). "This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...

Date: 1946 

Description: Cover of United States Department of the Interior Circular 11 entitled DDT: Its Effect on Fish and Wildlife by Clarence Cottam and Elmer Higgins. Th...

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