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

Henricksen & Jacobson

Henricksen & Jacobson is the firm name of a well known commercial enterprise of Racine, organized on the first of October, 1910, by Henry M. Henricksen and Jacob Jacobson. Although it has been in existence for but a few years its business has grown steadily and has now become of a very substantial character. The …

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Gold Medal Camp Furniture Manufacturing Company

The Gold Medal Camp Furniture Manufacturing Company had its inception in a business started by R. B. Lang in 1890 and incorporated in 1892, its first officers being R. B. Lang, president ; William G. Gittings, vice president; and J. G. Teall, secretary. This company manufactures all kinds of camp furniture and outing outfits, although …

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