Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
How Native Life was Transformed
Description: Ruins of the Ducharme/Grignon House in Kaukauna built during the French fur trade period of Wisconsin history. The left portion of the building was built...
When the Beaver was King
Wisconsin's Involvement with the war on the French, British and Natives
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: This map shows Lake Wisconsin, roads, highways, parks, resort areas, camps, gardens, and Wisconsin State experimental game and fur farm. The back of the ma...
Description: Two photographs showing the workshop and storeroom of a taxidermy shop. The workshop is full of preserved animal bodies and skins hanging from the rafters...
Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.
Fur Trader and Explorer
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Old Mission church on Madeline Island.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
The First White Men in Madison
Description: This pictorial map shows the United States west of the Mississippi, including Indian Tribes, historic trails, forts, trading posts, mountain ranges, lakes...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706