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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...
Painting

Braddock's Defeat

Date: July 09 1755
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
Photograph

Chippewa Indian Deer Hunt

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian deer hunt on snow shoes.
Photograph

Sewing Class at School for Indian Children

Date: 1895
Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.
Photograph

Indian School Baseball Team

Date: 1925
Description: Indian school (U.S. Indian Service) baseball team, posed in uniform during a baseball game.
Photograph

Chippewa Valley Village

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.
Painting

Waumegesako

Date: 1839
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
Photograph

Chippewa Woman

Date: 1900
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman with child.
Painting

Chief Buffalo

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Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...
Photograph

Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation

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Description: Medicine man John King, his wife, grandchild, and family on the Lake Courte Oreilles Chippewa reservation near Couderay.
Print

Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, Or The Big Buck

Date: 1825
Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).
Print

O-hya-wa-nim-ce-kee

Date: 1835
Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).
Print

"Chippeway Squaws"

Date: 1826
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.
Print

Chippeway Squaw and Child

Date: 1826
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...
Painting

Tshusick

Date: 1835
Description: Portrait of Tshusick, an Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman, that appeared in Volume I of The History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall.
Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.
Drawing

Chippewas Gathering Wild Rice

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Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.
Photograph

Chippewa Indian Cemetery

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian cemetery, Lake Vieux Desert.
Photograph

Ojibwa Lodge

Date: 1906
Description: Ojibwa chief's lodge from Lac Courte Orielles Reservation set up at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Note both reed and bark coverings on the lodge. A number...
Drawing

Indian Sugar Camp

Date: 1850
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...

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