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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....
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Old Mission church on Madeline Island.
How the French Began the Fur Trade
Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.
Description: English translation of the Fur Trade Engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
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...
Fur Trader and Settler
Land Speculator and Businessman
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
The First White Men in Madison
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: date unknown
Description: Inset of head and shoulders portrait of "Queen Marinette," along with an image of her home, which was one of the earliest houses in Marinette. She was the...
Description: Drawing of trappers on leaving their hunting grounds.
Fur Trader and Explorer
An Old Man's Tall Tale
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this image was made, the structure was occupied by Ben Schau...
Date: 1892-03 ca.
Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.
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