GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-29

Milwaukee Public Museum. Photographic Collection
800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1478

Phone: 414-278-2743

 

Hours: By appointment only

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1855, 1921-1922, 1941

Volume: 4 photographic images and 1 oil painting

Description: Within Photographic Collection; reference: Catalog of the Wisconsin Photographs in the Photographic Collection of the Milwaukee Public Museum, Susan Otto, 1993

A. Record Number 033, Ritzenthaler, Robert Eugene [photographer], “Missions at Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation” (Ojibwa), Wisconsin fieldwork, 1941: St. Francis Solanus Church, Reserve (Stone Lake), 1 negative [5624] without print.

B. Record Number 254, Barrett, S.A. (Samuel Arthur) [photographer],” under “Portraits of Menominee Indians,” Shawano County, Wisconsin fieldwork, 1915-1916: 1 print [31085] of unidentified Franciscans.

C. Record Number 273, Smith, Huron H. [photographer], “Catholic missions to the Menominee,” Shawano County, Wisconsin fieldwork, 1921-1922: 2 negatives [572.73.3-40:30; 572.73.3-40:35], both nitrate, 1 with print. First Floor Exhibit Hall

D. Josette Juneau portrait, 1855; oil painting portrait by George P.A. Healy displayed in North American exhibit hall; Josette Juneau (1804-1854, Menominee-Métis) served as co-trading post proprietor with her husband, Solomon Juneau, and a Christian catechist among the Menominee, Métis, Ojibwa, Potawatomi, and Winnebago [Ho Chunk] in frontier Milwaukee. When visiting, Father Florimond Bonduel celebrated mass in their home, 1830s

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.

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