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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.

Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the spring hunt.

Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes

Date: 1821
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.

Indian Spearing Beaver

Date: 1821
Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Champion Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1915
Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand reapers, mowers, grain binders and dump rakes featuring color illustrations of the implements, including a larger col...

Hunting of the Grizzly Bear

Date: 1832
Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Hunters on Stand Rock

Description: View of Stand Rock with three hunters and a dog posing on top. The man at left is sitting on the edge, the man in the middle is standing and holding a gun,...

Leland's Point

Description: Man with gun standing on Leland's Point.

Coon-Nu-Gah (First Boy) and Big Bear

Description: Coon-Nu-Gah (First Boy) and Big Bear, two Ho-Chunk men sitting on the ground. The man on the left is holding a gun.


Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, Hoonch-Schad-E-Gab (Big Bear), aiming a bow and arrow and wearing a fur hat with feathers...

Sportsmen with International D-15-M Station Wagon

Date: 1940
Description: Three sportsmen with shotguns and hunting dogs around an International D-15-M station wagon ("woody"). The photograph may have been staged for advertising ...

Indian Man on Horseback Hunting Buffalo

Description: Watercolor of an Indian hunting buffalo while riding a horse and shooting a bow and arrow. The buffalo being hunted has one arrow in its side.

Indian Duck Hunting

Description: Watercolor of Canadian Prairie Indian at lake's shore with gun in hand and a recently hunted duck on the ground. A dog is at his feet. On the far shoreline...

Hunter Shows Prize to Man on Farmall H Tractor

Date: 1948
Description: McCormick-Deering Farmall H tractor in a fall setting. A hunter, Mr. Vinson E. Gritten, is holding up a dead rabbit for William Foreman and Junior Scott (b...

Farm Hazard: Unsafe Hunting Practice

Date: 12 1926
Description: Staged scene of two hunters in the woods with guns. One man is walking under a branch with his rifle pointed behind him. This photograph was taken for Inte...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye Map of Green Bay and Fort Howard

Date: 1867
Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the ...
Book or Pamphlet

St. Paul Harvester Works Catalog

Date: 1882
Description: Cover of a catalog for the Saint Paul harvester and cord binder, "The Pioneer Cord Binder of the World," manufactured by the Saint Paul Harvester Works. Th...

Two Deer on Car

Date: 11 27 1934
Description: A 14-point buck shot by Carl Laughnan, 4138 Mandan Crescent, and a 10-point buck shot by Russell Hegg, 330 Dow Court, are tied to the front fenders of the ...

Three Hunters

Date: 11 19 1934
Description: Three hunters posing with shotguns and their bounty of a fox, squirrels and rabbits. The man on the right may be UW-Madison chef Carson Gulley.

Men and the Spoils of Hunting

Date: 11 11 1933
Description: Four men posing with their dog and hunting trophies — moose, deer, bear, and fish hanging in the farmyard.

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