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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'

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

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...

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

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...

Date: 1832 ca.

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

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.

Historical Essay

Marsh, Cutting (1800-1873)

Presbyterian Missionary

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

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...

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...

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...

A Short History of Wisconsin

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Historical Essay

Williams, Eleazer 1788-1858

Canadian Clergyman, Missionary and Con Artist

Biography of Eleazer Williams, a Canadian clergyman and missionary who claimed to be the French Lost Dauphin.

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:  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...

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