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Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Fur Trader and Settler
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Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
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...
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...
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
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: This pictorial map shows the United States west of the Mississippi, including Indian Tribes, historic trails, forts, trading posts, mountain ranges, lakes...
Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.
Description: A woman is seated in front of silver fox pelts hanging from pegs at the Fromm Brothers Fur and Ginseng Farm sale. On the right is a poster of an advertisem...
Description: A plan of the Straits of St. Mary and Michilimakinac, to shew the situation and importance of the two westernmost settlements of Canada for the fur trade....
Photographs from the Apostle Islands
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait engraving of Solomon Laurent Juneau (1793-1856), Wisconsin fur trader and politician.
Description: Hand-colored engraving showing fur company agents making a distribution of goods to Indians, some of whom are seated on the ground, in a fenced courtyard w...
Description: A view showing a line of ox carts loaded with furs leaving the Hudson Bay Company's Post to make the 16 mile trip to avoid the rapids on Slave River. Housi...
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