Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: Keyword: 'temperance'
Term: Buslett, Ole Amundsen 1855 - 1924
author, newspaperman, politician, b. Gausdal, Norway. He migrated to the U.S. with his family in 1868 and settled in Waupaca County. Often called the "father of Norwegian American literature," his writings in Norwegian included novels, stories, and plays, which especially portrayed the lives of immigrants in Wisconsin and criticized the immigrants' longing for the homeland. He also wrote temperance stories, poems, and a history of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. He published the Stoughton Wisconsin Normannen (1894), and after moving it to Madison (1895), issued the paper as the Normanden (1895-1896). A Republican, he held local political offices in Waupaca County and was state assemblyman (1909-1910). Norwegian-Amer. Studies (Northfield, Minn., 1941), 12:128-143; Wis. Blue Book (1909).
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[Source: Blue book]
36 records found
Ager, Waldemar Theodor 1869 - 1941
Arena, Iowa Co.
Arena, Village of, Iowa Co.
Barry, Alfred Constantine 1815 - 1888
Bond Law (temperance)
Booth, Sherman Miller 1812 - 1904
Brown, Emma, 1827-1889
Brown, Thurlow Weed 1819 - 1866
Buslett, Ole Amundsen 1855 - 1924
Chafin, Eugene Wilder 1852 - 1920
Chase, Warren 1813 - 1891
Chynoweth, Edna Phillips, 1852-1950
Delavan [origin of place name]
Durkee, Charles 1805 - 1870
Dwinnell, Soloman Ashley 1812 - 1879
English immigrants in Wisconsin
Fallows, Samuel 1835 - 1922
Finch, Asahel Jr. 1809 - 1883
Footville, Village of, Rock Co.
Frank, Michael 1804 - 1894
Hastings, Samuel Dexter 1816 - 1903
Jamestown, Grant Co.
Jewett, Milo Parker 1808 - 1882
Kellogg, Amherst Willoughby 1829 - 1923
La Crosse, La Crosse Co.
Mazomanie (Historic Marker Erected 1996)
temperance movement in Wisconsin
Upham, Don Alonzo Joshua 1809 - 1877
Village of Dover (Historic Marker Erected 1953)
Walworth County [origin of place name]
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler 1850 - 1919
Woman's Christian Temperance Union