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Fussville Pioneers By Lenora Mulock
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Includes many pioneers of Fussville, Wisconsin including but not limited to: Fuss, Schmidt, Umhoefer, Schneider, Wick, Becker, Brahm, Brill, Burg, Claas, Dienburg, Gross, Hilger, Hoffmann, Holzem,... More > Lauer, Otzelberger, Reith, Schwister< Less
Reminiscences of a Pioneer Missionary By Chrysostom Adrian Verwyst
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Born in Holland in 1841, the author, Chrysostom Adrian Verwyst, removed to the United States at the age of seven. In this text, Verwyst discusses his life experiences as a missionary, and what... More > early pioneer life was like in Wisconsin.< Less
Pioneers of Profit Among the Clouds By John L. Hoh, Jr.
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A decade after the Wright brother some pioneers along Tampa Bay began the first scheduled airline service. It was not successful but paved the way for future attempts. Commercialization of the... More > airways would begin in earnest after World War I. For one thing there was an abundance of war surplus flying machines available, meaning aircraft were affordable for such ventures. For another matter, manpower to power these machines, or at least "pilot" them, was also available. Barnstorming pilots would become all the rage in the 1920's, but regulations on aircraft and flying meant there was more order to the skies. This book explores that early history. About the Author John L. Hoh, Jr., grew up an avid watcher of the planes flying in and out of Appleton's Outagamie Airport. John is also a student of history and this book combines these two loves. John is married with one son and lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.< Less
Pioneer Facts and Folks of Racine, WI By George D. Fennell & Eugene W. Leach
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Presented here for the first time since they were published individually in 1926 by the Racine Journal-News are all 27 historical articles as written by the great Racine historian Eugene W. Leach for... More > his "Pioneer Facts and Folks" series. And for the first time ever they are together in one volume and indexed! Mr. Leach accumulated an invaluable amount of information concerning the early settlers and settlement of Racine, much of which had been published. However, the material in this series was all new and had never been in print before or since. Now these long lost newspaper articles come to life again, taking you on a journey back to the pioneer days of Racine and Racine County.< Less
J I Case Pioneer Engineers and Their Patents By Harold A Ralston
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This second edition contains the patents of inventors employed by J I Case in Racine, Wisconsin during the early years. The first edition was privately printed and copies were given to a number of... More > family members. A copy was also given to the Racine Heritage Museum with consent for printing and selling if desired. It contained about 90 patents. Often, since completing the first edition, I have been thinking there is a need to expand it to include Jesse Walrath of J I Case Threshing Machine Co. and engineers of the J I Case Plow Works Co. With these additions, there are about 170 patents listed, 1871 - 1941.< Less
Tales of Our Frees Ancestors: The New England and Wisconsin Ancestry of Richard Lloyd Frees By Mark Frees
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The New England and Wisconsin Ancestry of Richard Lloyd Frees. CHAPTER TITLES: Ancient Land of the Freeses America’s First Frees London Legacy? Of Freeses and Witches The Frees Who Married... More > Well Kennebunk Pioneers Deer Isle and Freese Island Freeses and the Revolution Abraham and Hannah The Penobscot Fiasco After the War Swashbuckling Puritan On To Wisconsin! With General Sherman R. W. and Clara: Civilian Days Bart and Jura: New Home in Omro John and Pearl: A Simple Life Plus eighteen appendices covering various points of interest in the Frees genealogy and an exhaustive annotated bibliography.< Less
Historical Sketches By Louis J. Ahlstrom
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L. J. Ahlstrom published his Historical Sketches in Swedish in 1924, here newly translated. Covering pioneer life and early Swedish Baptist churches in northwest Wisconsin, his work gives a vivid... More > first-person account of an important period in American and Wisconsin history.< Less
Historical Sketches By Louis J. Ahlstrom
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L. J. Ahlstrom published his Historical Sketches in Swedish in 1924, here newly translated. Covering pioneer life and early Swedish Baptist churches in northwest Wisconsin, his work gives a vivid... More > first-person account of an important period in American and Wisconsin history.< Less
Galloway House and Village By Tracy Reinhardt
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A guide to Galloway House and Village. Buildings include a Victorian mansion, print shop, general store and old mill, set in the early 1900's. Blakely Museum includes historic artifacts pertaining to... More > Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.< Less
The Spell of the White Sturgeon By Jim Kjelgaard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Arthur Kjelgaard (December 6, 1910 – July 12, 1959)... More > was an American author of young adult literature.Born in New York City, New York, Jim Kjelgaard is the author of more than forty novels, the most famous of which is 1945's Big Red. It sold 225,000 copies by 1956 and was made into a 1962 Walt Disney film with the same title, Big Red. His books were primarily about dogs and wild animals, often with animal protagonists and told from the animal's point of view. Kjelgaard also wrote short fiction for several magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post, Argosy, and Adventure. Jim Kjelgaard committed suicide in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1959, after suffering for several years from chronic pain and depression. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Kjelgaard< Less

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