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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...
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Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin Land Sales Pamphlet

Date: 1880
Description: Cover of a pamphlet, printed in German, advertising land for sale in Wisconsin.
Book or Pamphlet

"Fashion Suggester" Illustration

Date: 1909
Description: An illustration of two men modeling spring suits with a domed building in the background, as shown in the spring and summer issue of the "Fashion Suggester...
Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1925
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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...
Photograph

The National American Woman Suffrage Association

Date: February 1916
Description: Round and oval-framed portraits of nine newly elected officers of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. The officers are Mrs. Frank M. Roessing...
Photograph

Red Bird (Zitkaduta)

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

Tshi-zun-hau-kau

Date: 1835
Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...
Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

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

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884
Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.
Book or Pamphlet

Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884
Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.
Book or Pamphlet

Gathering Wild Rice

Date: 1884
Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
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...
Book or Pamphlet

Winnebago Wigwam

Date: 1884
Description: Indians standing and sitting near wigwams. Four wigwam frames are covered, with the one on the right uncovered, with a campfire inside. In the distance are...
Drawing

Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1830

Date: 1848
Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...
Print

Lake Superior Whitefish And Trout

Date: 1885
Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.
Print

Minnesota Point

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Description: View looking out over Minnesota Point.
Book or Pamphlet

Pictographs On Lake Superior And Carp River

Date: 1851
Description: Pictographs on Lake Superior and Carp River, Mich. Six rows of animals, canoes, birds, human figures, and other symbols.
Drawing

Porcupine Mountains

Date: 1854
Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

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