Wisconsin Genealogy

Historical and biographical album of the Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin title page

The Chippewa Valley

Geological Features and Climate — The Chippewa River and Its Tributaries — The Enormous Water Power in the Valley — Advent of the Pioneers — The Sioux and Chippewa Indians — Indian Reservations — The Timber Forest — Members of the Senate and Assembly — Representatives in Congress — The Circuit Courts and Their Judges.

1891 Outline Map of the Chippewa Valley

The Discovery Of Wisconsin

Existence of the St. Lawrence River Revealed – Cartier and Samuel de Champlain – The Company of One Hundred Associates – Jean Nicolet, the Discoverer of Wisconsin – The Mississippi Explored by Joliet and Marquette – La Salle and Father Hennepin – Discovery of the Chippewa River – Extermination of the Fox Indians – Great Britain Acquires the French Provinces in North America – Evacuation of the Northwest by the British – Wisconsin Becomes a State

Arnold Electric Company

The Arnold Electric Company was organized April 19, 1904, as the United States Standard Electrical “Works and business was started in a small way on the fourth floor of the Secor building, in Racine, where they occupied one room. They manufactured electrical devices under the trade name of Arnold and from the beginning the business …

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Bank Of Burlington

The Bank of Burlington was organized under the name of the First National Bank of Burlington, December 14, 1871, by Jerome I. Case, Stephen Bull, R. H. Baker, B. B. Northrop and Chauncy Hall, and other prominent business men of this part of the state were among the stockholders. The bank opened its doors for …

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