• Early times and events in Wisconsin

    Lockwood, James H., 1793-1857

    James Lockwood arrived at Prairie du Chien in 1816. Working for Jacob Franks and the American Fur Company, he would later become a banker, merchant, and judge. He recollects here the early years of se…

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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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  • 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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