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Studio Portrait of Indian Women and Baby

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Indian (probably Winnebago) women. The woman on the right is holding a baby on her lap. The women are...
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O-wan-ich-koh

Date: 1835
Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...
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Black Hawk

Date: 1835
Description: Portrait of the Sauk chief Black Hawk (center). The individual on the left is The Winnebago Prophet, the person on the right is Black Hawk's son. Hand-colo...
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Fourth Annual Conference of American Indians

Date: October 1914
Description: Fourth Annual Conference of American Indians taken in front of Lathrop Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Included are: Mr. (William) Kershaw (M...
Map or Atlas

Indian Legend Map of Lake Mendota

Date: 1941
Description: Hand-drawn, watercolor and ink, map of Lake Mendota. Locations and many small figures appear around the shore with explanations referring to Indian legends...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Section of Hennepin's Map

Date: 1905
Description: A reproduction of the Wisconsin portion of Louis Hennepin's 1698 map showing the location of the Ho-Chunk Tribe, the Hurons, the Illinois as well as other...
Map or Atlas

Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota

Date: 1857
Description: A map of the state of Wisconsin and the southeastern portion of the Territory of Minnesota, showing the Wisconsin reservations of the Oneida, Menominee, St...
Map or Atlas

Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota.

Date: 1860
Description: A survey map of Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota, and northern Iowa, showing the status of surveys, rivers, and lakes. The map also shows the locations of...
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Portrait of Little Elk

Date: 1849
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...
Map or Atlas

Land of the Winnebago

Date: 1979
Description: A map of Southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois showing the areas inhabited by the Ho-Chuck, formerly known as the Winnebago. Some of the location names...
Photograph

Studio Portrait of Black Hawk

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Description: Studio portrait of a Native American man posed sitting, probably Black Hawk, who was the joint chief of the Winnebago with Winneshiek.
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Howard White Thunder — Winnebago Indian Guide — At The Dells

Date: 1929
Description: View from pier of a Native American man wearing a headdress kneeling on a tourist boat called "Black Hawk" docked under a bridge in the Wisconsin River. He...
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Howard White Thunder — Winnebago Indian Guide — "At the Dells"

Date: 1929
Description: Native American guide in native dress standing on the bow of a tour boat floating in the river. A pilot wearing a hat is sitting behind him. On the front o...
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Winnebago Men and Women

Date: 1910
Description: Posed studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indian men and one young woman. Each of the men is holding a mounted bird of some s...
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Josh Sanford, WWII Flying Ace

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Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford sitting in an airplane during WWII. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native Am...
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Josh Sanford as a Child

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Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford in Native American dress as a child. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native A...
Photograph

Josh Sanford and Mother

Date: 1922
Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford as a child with his mother, Maude Decorah. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Na...
Historical Object

119 - Joy Camps Directors and Chief Whirling Thunder

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...
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An Indian Camp

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Description: A Native American Ho-Chunk woman stands holding a baby outside a wigwam. Another child stands just in front of the woman, looking off to the right. The pho...
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Portrait of a Ho Chunk Group

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Description: Three women and a young man pose in front of the wood door of a brick building. The man stands behind the three woman, and is wearing a hat, suit coat and...

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