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Camp Randall

Date: May 1864
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
Poster

Milwaukee Mardi Gras

Date: February 21 1882
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Print

The Foremost in Battle-Chief of the Sioux Tribe

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
Book or Pamphlet

Symbolic Petition of the Chippewa Chiefs

Date: 1851
Description: This image was copied by artist Seth Eastman in 1849 and printed in Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's The History of the Indian Tribes of the United States, Hist...
Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
Print

Pehriska-Ruhpa, Minitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance

Date: 1832
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
Print

Black Hawk (Mac-cut-i-mish-e-ca-cu-cac)

Date: 1833
Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.
Print

Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott

Date: September 06 1882
Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.
Print

Indians Fighting at Fort Mackenzie

Date: August 28 1833
Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).
Print

View of the Great Treaty Held at Prairie du Chien

Date: September 1825
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Print

Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah, a Saukie Brave

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Description: A color lithograph of the Saukie brave Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah, also known as Black Hawk. This was published in Volume I of "History of the Indian Tribes...
Drawing

Fort Howard dans La Grand Baie Verte (Ouisconsin)

Date: 1842
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
Print

The Peck Cabin

Date: June 1837
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Drawing

The Chequamegon Hotel

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Description: Lithograph depicting the Chequamegon Hotel from the Ashland harbor.
Drawing

Bird's-Eye View of University of Wisconsin-Madison

Date: 1907
Description: Bird's-eye view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking northwest. Building at top of hill, to left of center is Bascom Hill (Main Hall) and...
Print

Nah-shaw-a-gaa, Or The White Dog's Son

Date: 1827
Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...
Print

Pe-Che-Co, Potawatomi Chief

Date: 1827
Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.
Print

Kee-o-tuck-kee

Date: 1827
Description: Kee-o-tuck-kee, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief.
Photograph

Red Bird (Zitkaduta)

Date: 1848
Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .
Print

Butte Des Morts Treaty Ground

Date: 1835
Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

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