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Photograph

Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...

Photograph

Arrest at Gresham

Date: 1975-01-27 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard arrest a group of Native Americans during the takeover of the Alexian Brother Novitiate near Gresham. The arrest wa...

Photograph

The Dells

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking upriver at The Dells. Trees and plants are along the shoreline.

Date: 1961-09-17 

Description: View at sunrise of a split-rail fence and fields.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Photograph

Menominee Family

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait of the Menominee family of Kaw-hee-she-uh-quat in formal attire.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men stand in the snow in front of the Wisconsin & Northern Railroad engine #2 (the second locomotive with this number) in the woods on the Menominee...

Date: 1924 

Description: A sign north of Shawano marks the Military Road, built 1864-1871, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Marquette, Michigan. In 1924 the Wisconsin portion of the r...

Date: 1900 

Description: Shows lands belonging to Wisconsin Timber and Land Co., towns, post offices, saw mills, creameries, camps, churches, schools, farm houses, town halls, rail...

Photograph

View of Aniwa

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Aniwa. "Aniwa Village" is written on the photograph.

Date: 1963-05-26 ca.

Description: A steam winds through a meadow. In the background are trees and a fence.

Photograph

Feed Plant

Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

Description: View of the Gresham Cooperative Feed Mill. A residential house is visible in the background.

Photograph

Shawano Airport

Date: 1951 

Description: Shawano Municipal Airport and airport managers Jack and Dorothy Wussow. In 1954 the Wussows gave up cold weather flying to become managers of an airport i...

Photograph

Round House

Date: 1924 

Description: View down side of railroad tracks of two trains entering a Chicago and North Western Railway roundhouse. A man in overalls stands near the tracks.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main Street Shawano looking south.

Date: 1949-06 

Description: Elevated view of people examining display cases in a gymnasium containing objects from the French Gratitude Train. Two U.S. flags are hanging at the far en...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1942-10 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the...

Postcard

Hotel Carley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Hotel Carley. Two women can be seen sitting on the far left steps of the hotel. One man sits in a chair near the entrance with...

Photograph

Alexian Takeover

Date: 1975 

Description: Wisconsin National Guard and an armored personnel carrier at the Alexian Brothers Novitiate at Greshman during the Menominee seizure of the building.

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