Oneida Chief Daniel Bread in 1856

Daniel Bread

Daniel Bread was the head-chief of the Wisconsin Oneidas. Born in New York, Bread moved to the Oneida settlement above Green Bay in 1823, where he died in 1873. Painters Samuel Brookes and Thomas Stevenson traveled to Green Bay to paint portraits of residents, completing this painting of Bread in 1856.

Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
Early U.S. Settlement
Treaty Councils, from Prairie du Chien to Madeline Island
Creator: Brookes, Samuel M; Stevenson, Thomas H.
Pub Data: Oil portrait in the Wisconsin Historical Museum
Citation: Brookes, Samuel and Stevenson, Thomas. "Daniel Bread." Oil portrait in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 10/5/2022