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Description: The American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (Madeline Island), and on th...
French Fur Trader
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here Hölzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...
Description: Detail of the entrance of the American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (M...
fur trader, pioneer land speculator
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
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...
An Old Man's Tall Tale
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype studio portrait of Augustin Grignon. He is seated, holding a tomahawk. The tomahawk, which could also be used as a pipe, was made...
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: Aerial view of the Lakeside Mink Ranch, operated by Robert "Bud" Quinn. Spreading over 15 acres, the Ranch was one of the first operations to breed mink in...
Description: Map of Wisconsin with drawings illustrating historic places and events throughout the state. The Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin appears at the top ri...
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: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of three standing figures, possibly a missionary, a fur trader, and an American Indian, depicting Wisconsin history.
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...
The First White Men in Madison
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