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Historical Essay

Menominee Fancy Dance Bustle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Fancy dance back bustle made of dyed turkey feathers, Neopit, Wisconsin on the Menominee Reservation, c. 1982. (Museum object # 1982.48.8)

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women of the Dunn County Chapter of the American Red Cross posed with sewing machines in the Stout Institute Building.

Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation

This foundation provides financial support improve the educational and environmental resources in Dane County including historic preservation.

National Park Service

Assists projects leading directly to identification, preservation, and interpretation of battlefield and/or historic sites associated with a battle.

General Information

History and Culture Grants

National Park Service

The National Park Service provides funding for the preservation, acquisition, and interpretation of various historic and cultural resources.

General Information

Alliant Energy Community Grants

Alliant Energy Foundation

Alliant Energy Foundation's community grants are directed to programs and projects that benefit Wisconsin residents and communities.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

These grants seek to improve community vitality and contribute to overall economic development

Photograph

Abandoned Log Shack

Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

Description: A broken down, abandoned log shack on the Stockbridge Indian Reservation.

Property Record

STATE HIGHWAY 47

Community: Menominee

County: Menominee

Historic Name: U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCY HOUSE

Reference Number: 27378

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

Provides tax exemption for a property that contains an archaeological site listed in the National Register or State Register of Historic Places.

General Information

Public Humanites Program Grants

Wisconsin Humanities Council

This grant program seeks to enrich individuals’ lives and the civic life of communities through humanities education.

Date: 1929 

Description: Keshena Indian School, an Indian Government School building.

Date: 1943 

Description: Ribes eradication crew of Indian women on the Menominee Reservation pose together in a line.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Farmer's house with rear of the government Contract School on the Menominee reservation in the distance. The Keshena Creek flows between the farmhouse and...

American Architectural Foundation

This grants program helps local nonprofit design/civic groups produce public education programming for children.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Indian School on the Keshena Menominee Reservation.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

A grant program to help local governments enhance transportation projects.

General Information

Hart Family Funds for Small Towns

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Assists small town preservation and revitalization initiatives for towns with populations of 5,000 or less

Photograph

Indian Toll Sign

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Toll road sign on the Keshena Menominee Reservation for the Highway 55 toll road that goes through the reservation.

Photograph

Menominee Flood

Date: 1905 

Description: Aerial view of rooftops during the flood.

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