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Map or Atlas

Brothertown Plat Map

Date: 1893 

Description: Plat map of Brothertown in Calumet County.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people crossing a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Assiniboin Indians.

Photograph

Cherokee Woman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Miss Nana Reynolds, a Cherokee Indian.

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket,with Headdress and Bear Claw...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and the Chippew...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwa Chief Gogeweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeweosh is wearing a feather war bonnet and a buckskin shirt with a beaded...

Date: 1870 

Description: Indians receiving payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and William S. Warren...

Photograph

Indian "Pow-Wow"

Date: 1913-07-04 

Description: Indian "pow-wow" and lacrosse contest between various reservations.

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Portrait of Goyathlay (One Who Yawns), called Geronimo, Medicine Man, Prophet and Leader, with Medal. Part of Athapascan, Chiricahua and Apache Tribes.

Date: 1872 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa, northern Illinois and a portion of Michigan's Upper peninsula, shows the township survey grid and identifies countie...

Date: 1891-12 

Description: Engraved image of a Native American in a headdress riding a running horse. Dacners can be seen in the background.

Date: 1790 ca.

Description: Map of North America showing cities, states, Native American land, regions, lakes, and rivers. A few notes appear throughout the map, particularly west of...

Date: 1758 

Description: This detailed map of north eastern America shows the boundaries, cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, Native American land and towns, and roads from east of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk men posing sitting, and a Ho-Chunk man and woman posing standing, all wearing modern dress....

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Wakinyanzi or Wakinyan Pazi (Yellow Thunder) in partial native dress with peace medal, headdress and breastplate and holding a pipe and...

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.

Chief of the Sauk Indians

Biography of Indian war chief Black Hawk

Photograph

Pointing Ojibwa

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: An Ojibwa man pointing toward the sky. He is wearing a beaded and appliqued apron over leggings, a buckskin vest, and a feather war bonnet.

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