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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...
Painting

Three Potawatomi Chiefs

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Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.
Photograph

Mrs. Ketch Ka Mi

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Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Ketch ka mi, daughter of Potowatomi Indian Chief John Young.
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.
Postcard

Group of Native Americans

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Description: Group of Native Americans-Potowatomi standing in front of rock formation.
Print

Kee-o-tuck-kee

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

Potawatomi Indians Cooking

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Description: Illustration of three Potawatomi Indians cooking.
Print

Sylvia and Rachel Hall Captured by Indians

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Description: Drawing depicting the capture of Sylvia and Rachel Hall by Indians near Ottawa, Illinois during the Indian Creek Massacre, 1832. They were later released a...
Print

Wa-Baun-See

Date: 1838
Description: Wau-Baun-See, a hand-colored lithographic portrait of a Potawatamie Indian. This image from McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes," (1849-1850)...
Photograph

Shaubena

Date: 1858
Description: A formal photographic portrait of the Potowatomi chief Shaubena (or Shabbona), who died in 1859. Shaubena was photographed shortly before his death, but th...
Photograph

Shaubena

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Description: A formal portrait of the Potowatomie chief Shaubena or (Shabona) made at Hennepin, Illinois shortly before his death in 1859. Shaubena was a grandnephew o...
Photograph

Important Potawatomi Men

Date: 1890
Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...
Photograph

Peter the Interpreter

Date: 1867
Description: Peter, "the Interpreter," a studio portrait of a Potawatomie Indian in western attired taken by W. Snell in Washington, D.C., possibly on the occasion of...
Photograph

John Nuwi

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Description: Three-quarter length formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of John Nuwi, a Mascouten (or Prairie) Potawatomi, who lived at Skunk Hill in Wood Coun...
Photograph

Simon Onanguisse Kahquados

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi.
Photograph

Simon Onanguisse Kahquados

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Description: Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi. This image is part of an exhibit about Nat...
Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922
Description: Tecumsa, a Potowatomi, and his family. Tecumsa was the keeper of the sacred tribal drum.
Photograph

Potowatomi Group

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Description: A Potowatomi group consisting of David Nsa-waw-quet, his wife Margaret Nsa-waw-quet, and her sister Mary Wabanosay, or "Morning Walking." This image is pa...
Photograph

Potowatomi Joe Wisconsin

Date: 1911
Description: Joe Wisconsin, a Potowatomi Indian, grandson of Sheboygan war chief Pa-mob-a-mee. Wisconsin was born at Sheboygan Falls about 1833 and is known to have be...

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