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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Father Janssoone Frederick (11/9/1838 - 8/4/1916) (Le Bon Pere Frederic), missionary at Trois Rivideres, Canada, wearing a robe with a waist co...

Date:  date unknown

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

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:  

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...

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

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...

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...

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:  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.

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: 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...

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...

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: 1832 ca.

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

A Short History of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

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: 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...

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