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Date: 1948-12-20 

Description: Bison at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) in Madison.

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: 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...

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: 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: 1900-09 

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

Photograph

Buffalo Hunting

Date: 1907 

Description: Photograph of a painting of Native Americans hunting buffalo with spears and bows. Text on photograph reads: "Grand Forks, N.D. Buffalo Hunting- Olden Tim...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Interior view of a wide, two-story high, stone fireplace inside a large barn like building with exposed beams on ceiling and walls. Two men are sitting on...

Photograph

American Bison

Date:  date unknown

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

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 disguised as wolves hunting buffaloes (Plate 13). "Of the white wolf and its habits I have given an account in Plate 10, and although these animals...

Date: 1955-06-14 

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

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: 1900-09 

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

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...

Photograph

Bison Farm

Date:  after

Description: Bison and cattle grazing on a farm.

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: 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...

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...

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....

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