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Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

Historical Essay

Logging and Forest Products

Learn about19th-century logging in Wisconsin, the growth and decline of the industry, and the after-effects of clear-cutting Wisconsin's Northwoods.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

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

Discover how two Ojibwe chiefs traveled to Washington DC and negotiated with then-President Millard Fillmore to keep rights to their land.

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

View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

English Tudor Logging Camp

The story of how the lumber town of Elchon, WI came to be as aesthetically pleasing as any main street in England or France.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.
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