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Author and Editor
Author, Economist and Social Critic
Educator, University President and Author
Suffragist and Minister
Adventurer, Explorer and Real Life Indiana Jones
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
French Exploration of the North American Interior
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
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