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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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Loading Big Log

Date: 1936 

Description: Loading a large white pine log cut on the Menominee Indian Reservation onto a truck. The log was hauled to the Wisconsin State Fair for a display about th...

Date: 1975 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard during the Menominee takeover of the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in 1975.

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Description: Letterhead of Rural Route No. 3 in Bonduel, Wisconsin, with a man driving a U.S. R.F.D. mail wagon along a road by a fenced yard, a barn, and a mailbox. Pr...

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Description: Spectators at a high school basketball game are urged to support the team by jumping cheerleaders.

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Selective Logging

Date: 1938-03 

Description: A large white pine being felled on the Menominee Indian Reservation. This photograph was taken to illustrate the tribe's selective logging practices.

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Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

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: 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: 1895-07-19 

Description: Man and dog standing in a field of spring wheat on the farm of Ferdinand Ledke. Another man is standing in the background, facing the forest.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows the township and range system, sections, schools, churches, cemeteries, town halls, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams in Shawano Count...

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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

The Dells

Date: 1924 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1888 

Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...

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

Indian School

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Description: Indian School in Shawano.

Date: 1963-05-25 ca.

Description: View over rock wall of a plowed field with tractor tracks in the dirt.

Date: 1956-02-13 

Description: Group portrait of the Shawano High School basketball team, the Indians.

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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...

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