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Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
Date: date unknown
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...
Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this photograph was taken, the structure was occupied by Ben...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator
Fur Trader and Settler
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait engraving of Solomon Laurent Juneau (1793-1856), Wisconsin fur trader and politician.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: A man holds a wood stretcher/fleshing beam near his game.
An Old Man's Tall Tale
Date: 1892-03 ca.
Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.
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: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.
Description: Several French fur traders negotiating with native Indians at La Baye.
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...
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