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April 18, 2014

Upcoming Events

Genealogy Webinar: Family History Projects
Apr 21 :: How do you share your research with the family? There are many types of projects that can help you share...

'Banning DDT' Book Signing at Earth Day Conference in Madison
Apr 22 :: Author Bill Berry will sign copies of his book, "Banning DDT: How Citizen Activists in Wisconsin Led the...

'Created Equal: Slavery by Another Name'
Apr 22 :: This film features interviews with the descendants of victims and perpetrators of trumped-up crimes in the...

Recorded Webinar: Brick Wall Genealogy
Recorded Webinar: Organizing and Analyzing
Link to Cool Links home page. Freedom Summer Digital Collection
25,000 pages from the Society's manuscript collections on Civil Rights are now available online. They focus on 1964's Mississippi Freedom Summer project, in which thousands of local African-American residents were joined by hundreds of northern volunteers to challenge segregation and secure voting rights. View photos, letters, diaries, pamphlets, memos, and much more. Download a free PowerPoint and Sourcebook of key documents.

Recollection Wisconsin
Wisconsin Heritage Online has a new name and much-enhanced website. It's a statewide consortium of historical organizations sharing pictures, books, manuscripts, maps and museum artifacts on the Web. Now you can also share your own stories and connect with other people who love history. Enjoy 100,000 items from more than 80 Wisconsin historical organizations at Recollection Wisconsin.

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Mrs. Lincoln Grieves in Waukesha
"I am trying as you will perceive, to make the most of this fearfully wearisome summer. . . I live in a retired manner in a private house on the outskirts of the town where there are no other boarders and have all the advantages of the country. . . . I am so miserable over my great sorrows, that...

The latest issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History. Wisconsin Magazine of History

The spring issue of the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" features articles on Stephen Babcock and the Babcock Butterfat Test, the rise and fall of the Marshall and Ilsley Bank, and Milwaukee's 'Mad Bomber' of 1935. Also included is an image essay featuring the Door County photography of artisan jeweler Ferdinand Hotz.
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