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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...

Date: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

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

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...

Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician

Biography of teacher, newspaperman and politician Albert Gallatin Ellis.

Historical Essay

Marsh, Cutting (1800-1873)

Presbyterian Missionary

Biography of Presbyterian clergyman Cutting Marsh, who worked as a missionary with the Stockbridge Indians.

Date:  

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

Photograph

YMCA Dinner

Date: 1952-03-10 

Description: Speakers table at the annual dinner of the Madison YMCA. Left to right: Missionary Appadural Aaron, principal speaker; Walter Engelke, dinner chairman; Jea...

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: 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: 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...

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Sketched quarter-length portrait of Father Florimond Joseph Bonduel.

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...

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

Drawing

Three Figures

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of three standing figures, possibly a missionary, a fur trader, and an American Indian, depicting Wisconsin history.

Date: 1929-02-05 

Description: Poster or display board describing an expedition across Africa with an International truck. The truck used for the expedition was later promoted by the com...

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'

Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist

Biography of Catholic priest, missionary, architect and science teacher Samuel C. Mazzuchelli.
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