• AIM leaders involved with negotiations

    This trio moved into the Alexian Brothers Novitiate picture today to become involved in the negotiations with the Indians holding the novitiate. From the left, they are Herb Powless, Milwaukee AIM lea…

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  • Alexian Bros. Novitiate

    Alexian Bros. Novitiate located 2 miles east of Gresham, WI.

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  • National Guard Called Out

    Governor Patrick J. Lucey last night called out the National Guard to help police the area around Alexian Brothers Novitiate near Gresham. Indians have been holding the novitiate since the first of th…

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  • Supporters of the people who have taken over the Alexian Brothers Novitiate

    Supporters of the people who have taken over the Alexian Brothers Novitiate near Gresham rallied at the Shawano County Jail Saturday afternoon. Part of the group is shown here with the signs they carr…

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  • One of the rooms at the novitiate.

    One of the rooms used as living quarters during the occupation of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate near Gresham is pictured above. The lower level library contained many mattresses, chairs and debris ne…

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  • A victory dance

    A victory dance was held in Keshena following the signing of an agreement to end the occupation of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate by the Menominee Warrior Society. Dennis Banks, center, is shown takin…

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  • Both sides protested.

    Protest on all sides was a central part of the Alexian Novitiate takeover. Here a young Indian girl wraps herself in an American flag as strained Guardsmen look on.

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  • Angry citizens march

    Angry Citizens March - Residents of Shawano County, angry at the failure of the National Guard to end the Indian occupation of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate near Shawano, conducted a march through Sh…

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  • Novitiate chapel

    The chapel at the novitiate appeared to be used as a gym by parties occupying the building. The basketball hoop was erected on the choir loft over the main entrance and a basketball was found on the f…

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  • Action at Check point No.5

    Several Indians, part of a group of seven, were wrestled to the ground at Check point No. 5 near the Alexian Brothers Novitiate Sunday when a fracus occurred involving orders to leave their car. Wisco…

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  • March down Main Street of Shawano

    Nearly 300 Shawano area citizens marched down Main Street Saturday to voice their concern for the Alexian Brothers Novitiate takeover still in progress. The group called on Col. Simonson asking the im…

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  • Sheriff's Department blockaded the Novitiate

    Negotiations are continuing in the takeover of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate near Gresham. Shawano County Sheriff Robert Montour continues his tight blockade of the area surrounding the sieged 225-ac…

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  • National Guard assisting with Novitiate Takeover

    The power was turned back on at the Alexian Brothers Novitiate yesterday and food was brought in to the Indians who took over the facilities on New Year's Day. The National Guardsmen are shown here as…

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  • Drying yard, Mattoon Sawmill

    At the Mattoon mill cut lumber is taken from sawmill to drying yard by horse cart on the same rails where it will eventually be loaded into railroad cars.

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  • Citizens gather in Gresham

    Citizens of the area gathered at Gresham Sunday afternoon in large numbers with reference to the takeover of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate at Rt. 1, Gresham. The session included citizens from the ar…

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  • View of one of the rooms in the caretaker's home.

    This is a view of one of the rooms in the caretaker's home at the novitiate near Gresham. Authorities said personal belongings were spread over a wide area of the home and there was considerable damag…

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  • Milwaukee Lakeshore & Western #13 at Eland

    #13 leads a 2-car MLS&W passenger train at a depot identified as Eland.

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  • Armored personnel carriers patroled the perimeter of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate.

    The Gresham area took on the look of a battle field when armored personnel carriers (APC's) patroled the perimeter of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate near Gresham. The National Guard ordered the heavy…

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  • Mattoon Mill Yard 1905

    A crew loads lumber into a box car from drying piles at the Mattoon sawmill. Members of the crew are identified as: 1) Wallace Clark 2) Ellsworth Fuller 3) Harry Fuller 4) W. W. Brown.

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  • Members of the Menominee Restoration Committee

    Ada Deer, chairwoman of the Menominee Restoration Committee, left, Warren Kakwitch and Shirley Daly, committee members, demaind that their council participate in negotiations for the Alexian Brothers…

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