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Chippewa Woman

Date: 1900
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman with child.
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Odanah Railroad Bridge

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Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.
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A Man Standing in a Field of Grain

Date: 1895
Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.
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Shadomo

Date: 1891
Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.
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Bad River

Date: 1880
Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.
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Chicago and Northwestern Railway Depot

Date: 1910
Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.
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Presbyterian Mission School

Date: 1890
Description: Stereograph of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.
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Presbyterian Mission School

Date: 1890
Description: Stereograph of Presbyterian Mission school. People gathered in front of building. Fence in foreground of photograph.
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Presbyterian Mission School

Date: 1885
Description: Stereograph. Probably the Presbyterian Mission School grounds on the Chippewa Indian reservation. Two boys and a dog standing in foreground of photograph,...
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Panorama of Chippewa Indians at Odanah Fair

Date: 1912
Description: Panoramic image of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians at a fair in northern Wisconsin. Caption under the image reads, "Souvenier [sic] of Odanah, Fair 1913."...
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Native American Family

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Description: Native American family, dressed in native clothing, standing on blanket outdoors.
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An Indian Burying Ground

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Description: View of an Indian cemetery on a Chippewa reservation. People are posing among the graves.
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The Home of the Chippewa

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Description: Chippewa Indians are seated around a dome-shaped dwelling on a reservation.
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Superior Chippewa Indians

Date: 1935
Description: Four Odanah Ojibwa women standing outdoors at the edge of a blanket laying on the ground. The blanket has various ceremonial Ojibwa artifacts including a d...
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Ojibwa Shooting Arrow

Date: 1935
Description: Ojibwa man shooting an arrow at the sky. The man is wearing buckskin leggings, a beaded apron, and porcupine roach. Two arrows are stuck in the ground besi...
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Two Ojibwa Men Shaking Hands

Date: 1935
Description: Two Ojibwa men standing outdoors on a blanket while shaking hands. The man on the left is dressed in a suit and wearing a hat while holding a blind walking...
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Ojibwa with Bow and Arrow

Date: 1935
Description: Ojibwa man sitting in a cottonwood tree, holding a bow and arrow. The man is wearing a headband with a porcupine roach.
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Chippewa Indian Lake Superior Tribe

Date: 1935
Description: Ojibwa man kneeling on the ground, holding a bow and arrow in one hand and an eagle fan raised in the other hand. He is wearing a beaded headband.
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Chief Gogeoweosh (Sailing Home Once In A While)

Date: 1935
Description: Bad River Ojibwa Chief Gogeweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeweosh is wearing a feather war bonnet and a buckskin shirt with a beaded...
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Chief Gogeoweosh

Date: 1935
Description: Bad River Ojibwe Chief Gogeoweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeoweosh is wearing a woven vest over a shirt and a bead and feather war b...

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