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Painting

Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago Chief

Date: 1829
Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.
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

Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
Book or Pamphlet

Naw-Kaw or Wood

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

George and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar

Date: 1920
Description: Studio portrait of George Monegar (EwaOnaGinKah) and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar (LeBaWinKah) posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearin...
Photograph

Studio Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman and Child

Date: May 07 1913
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and the woman...
Photograph

Winnebago Men Playing Cards

Date: 1885
Description: Five Winnebago men are sitting on the ground around a blanket playing cards. Two young boys are standing behind them watching.
Painting

Yellow Thunder

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).
Photograph

Ho-Chunk Powwow Participants

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Description: This photograph of Ho-Chunk powwow participants is a copy made by Van Schaick. From left to right are: John Hazen Hill (HaNaKah), William Hall (HunkKah), W...
Photograph

Powwow Group

Date: 1908
Description: Ho-Chunk performers gathered behind a drum and Winnebago baskets at the 1908 Homecoming. Standing from the left are Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah), William...
Drawing

Cartoon of Indian Powwow

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Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.
Photograph

Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908
Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting and standing around a large medicine drum in an area portioned off by canvas barriers in front of a lodge. Identified as the...
Photograph

Unidentified Man Dancing

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Description: An unidentified man dancing for a group of onlookers in Black River Falls during the 1908 Homecoming Celebration. He is wearing a Sioux-style eagle feather...
Print

The Peck Cabin

Date: June 1837
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Photograph

Red Bird (Zitkaduta)

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

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880
Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.
Photograph

Bennett Studio Interior

Date: May 1912
Description: Interior of H.H. Bennett's studio gift shop with Indian souvenirs.
Photograph

Tom (?) Wallace's Parents

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a couple, who are the parents of Tom (?) Wallace. The woman is sitting with a blanket around her shoulder...
Photograph

Betsy Thunder

Date: February 06 1913
Description: Betsy Thunder, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) medicine woman, posing in front of a painted backdrop near a prop stone wall.
Photograph

Ho-Chunk Men Playing Wah-koo-chad-ah

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Description: Six Ho-Chunk men are standing and kneeling around a blanket playing Wah-koo-chad-ah (Moccasin), a favorite game. A typical dwelling (chipoteke) is in the b...

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