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

Date: 1832 ca.

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

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: 1718 

Description: This map shows the Mississippi River, with latitude and longitude coordinates, ad covers east to Lake Ontario and south to Illinois. The inset map (the top...

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.

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

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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: 1954-07-16 

Description: Mrs. Elleroy M. Smith (left), a Presbyterian missionary in China for more than 30 years, was guest of honor and speaker at a missionary tea given by the wo...

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: "The Spirit of the Northwest", a sculpture by Sidney Bedore which features a missionary, an explorer, and a Native American.

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

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...

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