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Chief Souligny

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Description: Painted portrait of Souligny, a chief of the Menominees. He is depicted wearing a James Madison Peace Medal.
Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Painting

Iometah

Date: 1858
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
Painting

Waumegesako

Date: 1839
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
Print

Anti-La Follette Cartoon

Date: December 13 1917
Description: A color cartoon depicting Robert M. La Follette, Sr. as pro-German, showing Kaiser pinning medals on him.
Manuscript

McCormick Advertising Handbill

Date: December 1856
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
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

Medallion presented by Cardinal Antonelli to Miss Vinnie Ream

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Description: Medallion presented to Vinnie Ream Hoxie by Cardinal Antonelli.
Photograph

Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870
Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...
Painting

Chief Buffalo

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Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...
Print

Wa-kaun

Date: 1825
Description: Portrait of Wa-kaun (Snake) a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien in 1825.
Print

Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Warrior

Date: 1832
Description: Engraving of Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Indian in warrior dress.
Print

Abdih-Hiddisch (A Minatarre Chief)

Date: 1832
Description: Abdih-Hiddisch, a Minatarre Chief, posed holding an ax.
Print

Chief of the Blood Indians

Date: 1832
Description: Chief of the Blood Indians.
Photograph

Group of Native Americans

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Description: Group of five Native Americans with three men sitting, and one man and child standing. The standing man holds what may be a pipe.
Photograph

Susan S. Frackelton Painting Bowl

Date: February 17 1901
Description: Studio portrait of Susan Frackelton, sitting at a table painting a bowl and surrounded by her art work and a large medal. Caption on back reads: "Mrs. Susa...
Photograph

General Mitchell with Medals

Date: 1925
Description: General William "Billy" Mitchell in full dress uniform.
Photograph

Scouts Receive Awards

Date: May 22 1957
Description: Boy Scouts and Explorer Scouts receive the Eagle Scout rank or the Explorer Silver Award, scouting's highest awards at a scouting court of honor ceremony.
Photograph

Bong — Ace of Aces

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Description: Portrait of Major Richard Ira Bong, medal of honor winner from Poplar, Wisconsin. Flying a P-38, Bong shot down more enemy aircraft than any other American...

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