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Linear Mounds

Date: August 1905
Description: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.
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Four-Footed Indian Effigy Mound

Date: 1919
Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
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Turtle Effigy Mound

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Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
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Sketch of Trempealeau Mounds

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Description: Drawing of Trempealeau Mounds.
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Aztalan State Park

Date: 1935
Description: View of the site when it was known as Aztalan Mound Park or Aztalan Mounds, near Lake Mills. There is a pavilion in the right background.
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Man Mound Historical Marker

Date: 1920
Description: Historic site marker to commemorate Man Mound and to mark Man Mound Park. The inscription reads "Man Mound Park. Mound located and platted by W.H. Canfie...
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Hill of the Dead in Butte des Morts

Date: 1890
Description: Mound known as the Hill of the Dead.
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Replica of Eleazer William's Cabin

Date: 1953
Description: Replica of Eleazer William's log cabin, with an archeological dig being conducted in front of the cabin.
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Double Water Spirit Effigy Mound

Date: May 04 1915
Description: Elevated view of a double water spirit effigy mound 4 miles south of Stockbridge near Appleton. The spirit has no head but the necks unite.
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Turtle Mound on Observatory Hill

Date: 1910
Description: Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Turtle Mound

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Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Raddatz Rockshelter and Natural Bridge

Date: 1954
Description: Raddatz Rockshelter and Natural Bridge, known by archaeologists as 47 SK-5. The bridge is made of sand stone, reaching 35 feet in height, and is the larges...
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Uncovering Bison Bones

Date: 1936
Description: Three men looking over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.
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Bison Bones

Date: October 09 1936
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
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Jaw Bone

Date: 1936
Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.
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Bison Jaw in the Peat Pit

Date: 1936
Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
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Copper Pike

Date: 1936
Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
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Group of Men at Digging Site

Date: 1936
Description: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site at Interstate Park.
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Men in Tent at Interstate Park

Date: 1936
Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.
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Tent at Interstate Park

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Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler are standing in the doorway of the tent.

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