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Description: Jacques Vieau, agent for the Northwest Fur Company of Montreal, built a trading post here in 1796, on what is now called Jambo Creek after the nickname the...
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...
A Bizarre Story of Scientific Progress
Date: 1892-03 ca.
Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Pictorial map showing historical events and locations within the state of Wisconsin, as well as waterways and counties. Original caption on the bottom marg...
Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the John Jacob Astor House. The building previously housed the American Fur Company.
Description: A front view of the Layton House, which was originally an inn. Signs on the building indicate that at the time of the photograph it was the business of Car...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: A man holds a wood stretcher/fleshing beam near his game.
Description: 1. Stone Astor Fur Co. building built in 1808. 2. Voth Cottage, built in 1930. 3. Brisbois mansion, built 1808, by Michael Brisbois. 4. Site of Hudson...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of two men riding on top of a horse-drawn wagon loaded with animal hides. They are driving on a street in a small town near two four-story f...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.
Pioneer Fur Trader
Description: Illustration of "Voyageur with Tumpline". A tumpline is a strap attached at both ends to a load and used to carry the object by placing the strap over the...
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