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The Ridges Sanctuary – a Living Museum (1.3MB PDF) by Albert M. Fuller (article originally appeared in the Summer 1962 issue of Lore Magazine — reproduced by permission of Lore Magazine)

Ridges Sanctuary, an Exciting Story Untold (279KB PDF) by Paul M. McMahon (article originally appeared in the Milwaukee Journal on 8/16/1959 — reproduced by permission of Milwaukee Journal)

The Ridges… In Pause Between Seasons (496KB PDF) by Peter Geniesse (article originally appeared in the Post-Crescent on 12/25/1986 — reproduced by permission of the Post-Crescent)

Virgin Timber on Peninsula Not to be Sold (745KB PDF) (article originally appeared in the Milwaukee Journal on 6/3/1951 — reproduced by permission of the Milwaukee Journal)

Conservation Ethic Goes Back to Early Settlers (753KB PDF) by Ruby Voeks Toft (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 11/27/1992 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Bets Were Off When Shipmates Saw Will Toft’s Rowing Speed (609KB PDF) by Ruby Voeks Toft (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 12/1/1992 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Ridges’ Naturalist Learned Lessons from ‘Miss Emma’ (613KB PDF) by Roy Lukes (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 2/25/1982 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Toft Remembered on her 100th Birthday (518KB PDF) by Estelle Zahn (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 2/17/1991 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Wisconsin’s First Lady of Conservation (640KB PDF) by Roy Lukes (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 3/13/1998 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Emma Who Saved the Ridges (3.6MB PDF) by Paul G. Hayes (article originally appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Magazine on 3/31/1991 — reproduced by permission of Milwaukee Journal Magazine)

Miss Emma Leaves a Legacy for Generations to Come (485KB PDF) by Keta Steebs (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 2/1982 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Emma Toft Set Down Boy’s Adventure With a Deer (310KB PDF) by Emma Toft (article reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Emma Toft Given Bronze Medal for Conservation (353KB PDF) (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 9/22/1964 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Artist With Lens Remembers Emma Toft (808KB PDF) (article originally appeared in the Door County Advocate on 3/9/1982 — reproduced by permission of Door County Advocate)

Olivia Traven Scanned Articles (1.2MB PDF) (various authors)

Olivia Traven – Women of Northeast Wisconsin Nominee Project Application (510KB PDF)

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