The collection consists of a photograph depicting a mound in a clearing at Cutler Park. Text below the photograph states, "One of a series of 3 fine mounds in Cutler Park at Waukesha, the preservation of which was secured by the Wis. Archeological Society and citizens."
Rolland L. Porter was a Wisconsin archeologist who assisted the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, as it aquired property in Cutler Park in 1902, helping to preserve the burial mounds there. He was named Vice President of the Wisconsin Archeological Society when it was established in 1903.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-2D
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Photo lot 87-2D, Rolland L. Porter photograph of Cutler Park Mound, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution