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Date:  date unknown

Description: A wildlife scene featuring a buffalo.

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 

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,...

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: 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: 1900-09 

Description: View of a buffalo and a cow standing near a fence at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Date: 1955-06-14 

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

Date: 1832 ca.

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

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Rodeo producer, Verne Elliott (1890-1962) rides a bucking buffalo at a "Frontier Days" rodeo. Behind him, a circle of observers on horseback can be seen.

Date: 1844 

Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Herd of Bison, on the Upper Missouri River.

Date:  

Description: A Hawaiian farmer works in a field, ankle deep in water, with a water buffalo pulling a farming implement.

Photograph

American Bison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A close-up of a buffalo standing alone on the prairie.

Date: 1844 

Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a herd of buffalo at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1972-08 

Description: Poster advertising The Buffalo Shoppe at 1348 Williamson Street, in Madison, Wisconsin. Featured antiques, and an old time photo studio, with photos taken...

Date: 1950-05-04 

Description: A small herd of buffalo roam the 271-acre hobby "ranch" of Ed Shey and Peter Strand near Deansville. "Pete" Strand is standing next to the herd at the righ...

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