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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...
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Major George Bill

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Major George Bill, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.
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John B. Callis

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Description: Carte-de-visite of a three-quarter length portrait of John B. Callis in uniform with a sword on his left side.
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Arthur MacArthur, Jr.

Date: 1865
Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.
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Gottlieb Beisswanger

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Description: Gottlieb Beisswanger of the Wisconsin 12th Volunteer Infantry.
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J.T. West

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Description: J.T. West, captain of the Mississippi River sidewheel packets, Phil Sheridan and Northern Belle.
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Bessie Gordon at Organ

Date: August 13 1941
Description: Side view of Bessie Gordon sitting at the organ.
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Sherman M. Booth

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Description: Sherman Booth (1812-1904), abolitionist editor and leader.
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Third and Fourth Wisconsin State Capitols

Date: 1912
Description: The fourth Wisconsin State Capitol on the left, with the North Wing of the old Capitol still standing at right. The North Wing was not damaged by the fire...
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Helen Farnsworth Mears

Date: 1893
Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...
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Dr. J.P. Scanlan

Date: August 19 1941
Description: Dr. J.P. Scanlan, Wisconsin historian.
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Albert Wachuta

Date: August 19 1941
Description: Albert Wachuta (b.1875?), singer of Bohemian songs with accordion.
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Unidentified Performers

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins or Henry Thunder and Stella Stacy. Probably taken at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Boy

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Unidentified boy, probably at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Performers

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins or Henry Thunder and Stella Stacy. Probably at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Man with Drum

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Unidentifed man with drum who was probably recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas, probably at Winnebago (HoChunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Woman and Child

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Unidentified woman and child (Marie Shekah and Bernard Sheka?) standing outdoors. Probably at Winnebago (HoChunk) Indian Village.
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Building at Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 24 1946
Description: View down hill towards a building, probably on the grounds of the Winnebago (Ho Chunk) Indian Village.
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Ho-Chunk Performers

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins or Henry Thunder and Stella Stacy. Probably at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.
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Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Man

Date: July 24 1946
Description: Outdoor full-length portrait of Sam Blowsnake-Carley at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village wearing a headdress in front of a teepee.

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