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Swearing-In Native American Civil War Recruits

Date: 1861
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Pehriska-Ruhpa, Minitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance

Date: 1832
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
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Meat Market Display

Date: 1939
Description: Woman worker wearing a butcher's apron, poses holding a ham, in a meat market with Easter ham display.
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River Baptism

Date: 1888
Description: A baptism in a river in southern Wisconsin.
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Chippewa Indian Deer Hunt

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian deer hunt on snow shoes.
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.
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View of the Great Treaty Held at Prairie du Chien

Date: September 1825
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Drawing

Medicine Man Jes´ akkid´

Date: 1885
Description: Illustration of medicine man Jes´ akkid´ bending over an ill person, removing disease from his/her body.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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A Fur Trader in the Council Tepee

Date: February 1892
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
Drawing

Ground Plan of Indian Effigy Mounds

Date: July 1838
Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.
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Church on Easter Sunday

Date: April 06 1969
Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.
Painting

Holy Card

Date: 1900
Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.
Drawing

Chippewas Gathering Wild Rice

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Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.
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Chippewa Indian Cemetery

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian cemetery, Lake Vieux Desert.
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Funeral Scaffold of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre

Date: 1832
Description: Funeral of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre.

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