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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.
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The Landfall of Jean Nicolet

Date: 1907
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
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Chief Oshkosh

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Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.
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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...
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Butte Des Morts Treaty Ground

Date: 1835
Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...
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Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850
Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...
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Menominee Indian Basket Maker and Child

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Description: Indian basket maker with her child.
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Aquanama and Paul Ackenebowa

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Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Menominee Indian chief Aquanama and Menominee Indian Paul Ackenebowa, seated, facing front, both wearing hats, coats and n...
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Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827
Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.
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Indian Sugar Makers

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Description: Illustration of an Indian (possibly Menominee) camp of sugar makers.
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Village of Folle-Avoines

Date: 1842
Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...
Photograph

Oshkosh Sign

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Description: Sign above the main entrance of the Oshkosh Brewing Company, which uses an illustration of Chief Oshkosh as part of its logo. The sign was installed there...
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Native Americans near Keshena

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Description: Native Americans on the Menominee Reservation near Keshena, Wisconsin. A white man in the foreground appears to be drawing something out of camera range. T...
Photograph

Ernest Oshkosh

Date: 1925
Description: A portrait of a descendant of Chief Oshkosh, probably Ernest Oshkosh, with one foot in a traditional canoe. This image is part of an exhibit about Native A...
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Indian Children

Date: 1909
Description: A group of four Native American children thought to have been photographed at the Menominee Reservation. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Amer...
Photograph

Charlie Duchmann

Date: 1922
Description: Charlie Duchmann, a Menominee, photographed in 1922. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the Wisconsin Hi...
Photograph

Menominee Child

Date: 1909
Description: A Menominee child, probably photographed on the reservation near Kenasha and Neopit, Wisconsin. He is standing outside in front of a log cabin, and an axe...
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Menominee Children

Date: 1909
Description: A group of five Menominee children, thought to be photographed on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Am...
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Chief Oshkosh Remembrance

Date: May 25 1926
Description: Menominee Indians eating lunch together on Chief Oshkosh Day, May 25, 1926, "the occasion of the removal of the chief's remains from an unmarked grave besi...
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Menominee Ceremonial Dance

Date: 1942
Description: A Menominee ceremonial dance. The dancers are wearing Native American ceremonial dress. Although Roman Catholic missions had banned many Native American ce...

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