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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: 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...

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

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: 1832 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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...

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...

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

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

A Short History of Wisconsin

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

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

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.

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

Date: 1954-08-10 

Description: Portrait of Doctor and Mrs. Paul Harrison, in Madison visiting their daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Howard Koop. The Harrisons were medical missionar...

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'

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...

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