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MAP: Wisconsin and Michigan: 1864

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S26


A.J. Johnson's 1864 map shows county lines and named townships. Range numbers, roads, and railways are also indicated, as well as the locations of mines and Indian Reserve lands. View more info

MAP: Wisconsin: 1873/74

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S14


Reprinted from an 1873/74 Asher and Adams lithograph, this map shows the state in nice detail, identifying county boundaries, towns, rivers, lakes and railways. View more info

MAP: Wisconsin: 1880/81

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S33


From our Centennial collection, this map locates railway lines, counties, small towns and villages, as well as the northern Indian reservations and the northern mines. View more info

MAP: Wisconsin: 1902

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S51


This detailed state map issued by the Matthews-Northrup Company, with its distinctive "piano key" border, first appeared in the Century Atlas. Identifies counties, township and range numbers, county seats, villages, and transportation systems at the beginning of the 20th century. Includes an inset of the Milwaukee and the Waukesha Lake Region. View more info

LICENSE TO COOK WISCONSIN STYLE

By: Liffring-Zug, Joan

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Penfield Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 160276


Stocking stuffer. Recipes from The Badger State include dairyland dipper, cherry bounce, apple cider stew, wild rice soup, lo-cal yogurt potato salad, Tillie's blueberry muffins, beer-batter fried chicken, Parmesan potato sticks, and Wisconsin cheese fudge, among many others. View more info

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Irish in Wisconsin

By: David G. Holmes, with a foreword by Tommy Makem

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press: c2004

Seller ID: 203460


The first completely new addition in more than twenty years to the Wisconsin Historical Society's popular Ethnic SeriesHistory books tell us how Irish immigrants built the nation's canals and railroads, the transport for so many immigrant groups making their way to the newly formed state of Wisconsin in the mid-nineteenth century. Yet the stories of Irish people in Wisconsin and their role in our state's history became almost invisible as time passed. Irish in Wiscon... View more info

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Cultural Map of Wisconsin: A Cartographic Portrait of the State

By: David Woodward, Robert C. Ostergren, Onno Brouwer, Steven Hoelscher, Joshua Hane

Price: $13.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: November 1996

Seller ID: 152448


This extraordinary map, the first of its kind created for any state, is a wonderful way to discover the history, culture, land, and people of Wisconsin. Nearly 1500 points of interest are located on the map, including the sites of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House in the Big Woods near Pepin, the World's Largest Fish Fry at Port Washington, John Muir's boyhood farm near Montello, the Honor the Earth Pow Wow at Lac Court Oreilles, the nation's first kindergarten in Wate... View more info

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The Civil War Diary of Lieutenant Robert Molford Addison, Co. E, 23rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, December 24, 1863 - December 29, 1864

By: Diane E. Greene

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0656


Approximately 12,000 Union troops fought in the April 1864 battles of Sabine Cross Roads and Pleasant Hill in Louisiana. The diary covers the period December 1863 through 1864, discussing the battles and the Red River Campaign that followed. View more info

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Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The "War Memories" of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

By: edited by David Gould and James B. Kennedy

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 387996


John Henry Otto was born September 12, 1822, in Westphalia, Germany, and enlisted in the Prussian army sometime around 1845. According to his own account, he served in the war between Prussia and Denmark in 1848 and as a sergeant fought to suppress revolution in southern Germany. He was discharged in 1849 as a first lieutenant in the reserve but was called up again in 1850.He deserted the Prussian army and came to New York in 1853. He was a carpenter and cabinetmaker... View more info

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Swedes in Wisconsin [revised and expanded edition]

By: Frederick Hale.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press: c2002

Seller ID: 203371


A concise introduction to Wisconsin's Swedish immigrantsSwedes in Wisconsin chronicles the state's early Swedish immigrants. Scholar Frederick Hale relates the reasons these emigrants left for the New World, their arduous journeys to North American soil, and their establishment of communities in Wisconsin, including the state's first Swedish settlement, New Upsala at Pine Lake in Waukesha County.New to this edition are the selected letters of Swedish novelist and... View more info

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Danes in Wisconsin [Revised and Expanded Edition]

By: Frederick Hale.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press: June 2005

Seller ID: 203665


A chronicle of Wisconsin's early Danish immigrantsWisconsin Territory's first Dane arrived in 1829, and by 1860 the state's Danish-born population had reached 1,150. Yet these newcomers remained only a small segment of Wisconsin's cultural mosaic, and the challenges of adapting to life in this new land shaped their experience. In this book, now revised and expanded with additional historical photos and documents, Frederick Hale offers a concise introduction to Wiscon... View more info

CD: Wisconsin: Volume 1

By: HB Archives

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD1267


This CD-ROM contains electronic image reprints of the following five works of Wisconsin history: * Old Cemetery Burials of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Volume 1 - Elizabeth Doherty Herzfeld, CGRS (1995). This text, arranged alphabetically by surname of the deceased, is a listings of burials in 17 older cemeteries in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin drawn from burial records and physical listing of tombstones. Records may contain: cemetery; surname, given name, maiden name, ma... View more info

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Calling This Place Home: Women on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1850-1925

By: Joan M. Jensen

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 515633


An intimate view of frontier women-Anglo and Indian-and the communities they forged.Swedish domestic worker Emina Johnson witnessed the great Peshtigo fire in 1871; Cherokee nurse Isabella Wolfe served the Lac du Flambeau reservation for decades; the author's own grandmother, Matilda Schopp, was one of numerous immigrants who eked out a living on the Wisconsin cutover. Calling This Place Home tells the stories of these and many other Native and settler women during W... View more info

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The Wisconsin Frontier

By: Mark Wyman

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Indiana University Press: September 1998

Seller ID: 334144


From French coureurs de bois in the 17th century to the lumberjacks who rode logs down rivers in the late 19th century, settlers of Wisconsin's frontier came seeking wealth and opportunity. Besides its natural riches of furs, farmland, wild game, timber, and lead, Wisconsin lay astride the major water route linking the St. Lawrence and the Gulf of Mexico, and it became a contested site as France, Britain, and the United States fought to control the Upper Lakes. Indians a... View more info

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History of the Territory of Wisconsin From 1836–1848

By: Moses M. Strong A. M

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S2231


The author takes an in-depth look at the history of Wisconsin starting in the 1600s through 1848. From the first visit to Wisconsin by Nicollet in the 1600s through its induction into the United States of America, this book gives insight as to what life was like and the history behind what made the state of Wisconsin what it is today. The chapters include: Early Explorations of “Florida” and “Louisiana”, 1512-1719 (includes early Wisconsin explorers); Wars with F... View more info

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Germans in Wisconsin, Revised and Expanded Edition

By: Richard H. Zeitlin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: September 2000

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 20324X


Wisconsin has the highest percentage (almost 54%) of German Americans of any state in the nationThis best-selling book, first published in 1977, traces Wisconsin's German population from territorial days to the arrival of the intellectual "48ers" before the Civil War; helping found the Republican, Progressive, and various socialist and workers' parties; their roles as farmers and city folk, businesspeople and factory workers; and the devastating effect of the... View more info

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Norwegians in Wisconsin [Rev. and Expanded Ed.]

By: Richard J. Fapso

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press: c2001

Seller ID: 203347


A chronicle of Wisconsin's early Norwegian immigrantsThis perennially popular book, now revised and expanded with additional historical photos and documents, offers a concise introduction to Wisconsin's Norwegian immigrants. The narrative examines the mass migration of Norwegians from 1837, when Ole Nattestad became the first Norwegian settler in Wisconsin, to the late nineteenth century, when Norwegian immigration largely came to a close. This volume demonstrates th... View more info

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A Full Blown Yankee of the Iron Brigade: Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers

By: Rufus R. Dawes Edited and introduced by Alan T. Nolan

Price: $22.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1999

Seller ID: 266189


A Full Blown Yankee of the Iron Brigade combines the personal experiences of Rufus R. Dawes with a history of the regiment in which he served. The Iron Brigade was the only all-Western brigade that fought in the eastern armies of the Union and was perhaps the most distinguished of the Federal brigades.Dawes is credited with a keen sense of observation and a fresh and vivid style. Seldom absent from the field during his entire three-and-a-half-year term, he chronicled... View more info

History Just Ahead: A Guide to Wisconsin's Historical Markers

By: Sarah Davis McBride

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: 1999

Seller ID: 203177


This guide to Wisconsin's historical markers will acquaint readers and travelers with many of the dramatic events and noteworthy achievements that constitute Wisconsin's history. History Just Ahead can be a companion book for the thousands of curious visitors, travelers, and residents who pause to read Wisconsin's markers every year. Including more than 400 marker texts and 100 illustrations, conveniently organized by regions and counties with accompanying maps, this gu... View more info

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Wisconsin Its Counties, Townships & Villages

By: Wendy Uncapher & Linda Herrick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MISC: 1994

Seller ID: BK444


This book has attempted to list every town that exists or ever did exist in Wisconsin. Name changes are noted. Maps of all 72 counties showing township lines. List of cities, villages, RR depots, and post offices divided by township. Includes county courthouse addresses, county formation dates, map showing county changes. View more info