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Classroom Material

Chapter 2: A Place with a Past

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
Supplemental materials for Chapter 2 of the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
Classroom Material

Indian Nations of Wisconsin, 2nd Edition

Teaching Materials
Teaching materials for use with the 2nd Edition of Patty Lowe's "Indian Nations of Wisconsin."
Classroom Material

Native People of Wisconsin Interactive Resource

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'
Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.
Map or Atlas

Orbis Typus Universalis World Map

Date: 1513
Description: This exquisite woodcut map is one of the first to show any part of North America. It originally appeared in the 1513 Strasbourg edition of Ptolemy's Geogra...
Map or Atlas


Date: 1576
Description: Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first...
Historical Essay

Nicolet, Jean 1598-1642

French Explorer
Biography of French explorer Jean Nicolet, believed to be the first European to see Wisconsin.
Historical Essay

Green Bay, Wisconsin - A Brief History

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Historical Essay

Oneota Ceramic Vessel

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Decorated shell-tempered pot from the OT site (47-LC-0262), 1500-1625. (Museum object #1995.218.39)
Historical Essay

Effigy Mounds Culture

A People and Their Structures
Learn how the Effigy Mounds communities that transformed Native American life
Historical Essay

Mississippi Culture and Aztalan

The Genesis of Modern Wisconsin
Discovery the history of the Woodland and Middle Mississippean Indian cultures and their relationship to modern Wisconsin.

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Date: 1570
Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...
Map or Atlas

Universale Della Parte del Mondo Nuovamente Ritrovata

Date: 1556
Description: One of the earliest obtainable maps to accurately (for its time) depict the Americas, this map shows more decorative than descriptive features. A few river...
Map or Atlas

Al Molto Magco. Sigor. Marco del Sole Sigor. mio Ossermo

Date: 1566
Description: Map showing the place names, rivers, and mountains of Europe, north-western Africa, the northern half of South America, and North America. Rhumb lines cros...
Property Record

601 - 605 N 14TH ST

Community: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee
Historic Name: Chapelle of St. Martin de Sayssuel
Reference Number: 110017
Property Record


Community: Reedsburg
County: Sauk
Historic Name: 
Reference Number: 87732
Marriage Index Record

Bingham, Sarah H

Date: 0-09-06
County: Jefferson
Marriage Index Record

Dunn, Francis M

Date: 0305-04-30
County: Milwaukee
Marriage Index Record

Schmidt, Francis

Date: 0846-11-17
County: Milwaukee
Marriage Index Record

Little, Abba J

Date: 0382-06-10
County: Milwaukee
Biographical Book Excerpt

Woodbury, John

Date: 1579 - 1641

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