• Kimberly-Clark Company : 50th anniversary, 1872-1922

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    This 11x14-inch pamphlet was published by the paper company in 1922 to mark its 50th anniversary. It is heavily illustrated with many photographs of mills, factories, executives, and middle-managers.…

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  • Report on the disastrous effects of the destruction of forest trees, now going on so rapidly in the state of Wisconsin

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    By the 1850s Wisconsin's lumber industry had penetrated far into the Chippewa and Wisconsin River watersheds. Although the forests seemed limitless to most people, Milwaukee scientist Increase Lapham…

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  • The Forest Trees of Wisconsin

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    Considered by many to be the father of Wisconsin forest conservation, Increase Lapham advocated for the preservation of trees far in advance of anyone else. Lapham believed that forests were a source…

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  • Biennial Report of the State Conservation Commission of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin. State Conservation Commission

    These three biennial reports total 215 pages and document the efforts of Progressive Era leaders to analyze and preserve Wisconsin's environment. Their various sections describe hunting, fishing, wild…

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  • Forest History Association of Wisconsin. Proceedings (1976-1985)

    Forest History Association of Wisconsin

    In 1976, a group of scholars, local historians, collectors, and other people interested in the history of logging and lumbering in Wisconsin formed the Forest History Association of Wisconsin. They ha…

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  • Early Life among the Indians

    Armstrong, Benjamin G., 1820-1900

    In 1840 Armstrong took up his residence among the Indians of northern Wisconsin, learned the Ojibwe language, and became a well-known interpreter. He won their friendship by respecting traditional lif…

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  • Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the United States

    After 40 years of failed Indian policy, the U.S. Senate called these hearings to see what could be done to improve matters. Under the Dawes Act (or General Allotment Act) of 1887, tribal lands previou…

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  • A brief story of the Menominee Indians

    Robertson, Melvin L

    This 40-page mimeographed report was written by the tribe's last Indian agent, Melvin L. Robertson, in 1958, to answer the many questions he had received about tribal history and their transition from…

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  • The First 7000

    Trees for Tomorrow, Inc

    Founded as a nonprofit organization in 1944, Trees for Tomorrow (TFT) was founded by a group of Wisconsin paper and utility companies to reforest northern Wisconsin and to educate citizens about land…

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