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Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 4 description and supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Historical Essay

Kemper, Jackson 1789-1870

Episcopal Missionary

Discover the history of pioneer Protestant Episcopal churchman and missionary Jackson Kemper, who established Nashotah House and Racine College

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Shawano, Wisconsin.

Date: 1949-09-14 

Description: Group portrait of some of the leaders of the Women's Missionary Federation of the Evangelical Lutheran church attending a worker's meeting in Madison. The...

Date: 1953-04-14 

Description: Portrait of six members of the St. Andrew's Women's Guild dressed in Chinese costumes to promote an upcoming Chinese Festival at the church. The costumes a...

Date: 1912 after

Description: Girls at camp read around the fire at Camp St. Helene with the Franciscan missionaries of Mary. A forty-eight star flag, plants, and a religious statue ca...

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Women representing Presbyterian churches of Madison attended the garden party given at the home of Mrs. W.H. Conlin, 739 Farwell Drive, in honor of Mrs. Ho...

Learn about the first extreme winters in Wisconsin suffered by explorers and settlers in the 17th through 19th centuries, with links to other articles

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: People work in the garden at the Protestant Episcopal Mission Buildings.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Maple sugar container made by missionary Rosalie Dousman, mid-1800s. (Museum object #1969.419)

The Printer and the Priest

Discover how Wisconsin got its first printing press, and the impact that a Catholic priest would have on Ho-Chunk literacy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Campers cook apples around a campfire at St. Joseph's Burghardy, a small convalescent care center for children, with the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Women representing Presbyterian churches of Madison attended the garden party given at the home of Mrs. W.H. Conlin, 739 Farwell Drive, in honor of Mrs. Ho...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: This map shows scenes from America's history with names of historical events superimposed on a map of the United States.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: "Spirit of the Northwest" monument by Sidney Bedore, on the grounds of the Brown County Court House. Represented, left to right, a member of the Fox Tribe,...

Date: 1710 ca.

Description: A seminal and fairly accurate map of the Great Lakes Region up to Baffin's Bay in Northern Canada. This is possibly the first printed map to locate Detroit...

Date: 1937 

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...

Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician

Biography of teacher, newspaperman and politician Albert Gallatin Ellis.

Date:  

Description: A public school at Wushakie, Utah, composed entirely of Mormon Indians and the missionaries' children. The teacher is on the right.

Book or Pamphlet

Missionary in Canoe

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a missionary priest wearing a robe standing in the fore of a canoe as it comes ashore paddled by a person in the aft. An Indian on...

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