FEATURED IMAGE GALLERY
Holiday Postcard Showing Santa Claus, 1910 WHI 79944.

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

Browse image galleries >>

Highlighted Resources

Discover our rich resources about Wisconsin's involvement in U.S. Civil War

Investigate more than 12 million documents, publications, photographs, films or items dating from 1753 to 1985

Explore more than 25,000 maps of the United States and Canada, most predate 1900

See more than 2,000 feature articles and essays exactly as they originally appeared in the magazine

The Press

Wisconsin Historical Society Press logo.

Lively narratives about interesting people, events, and places

Fresh and engaging explorations of well-examined topics

Stories that speak to our regional community but also reach across borders to new readers

Publications for young readers and educators that bring history to life for a new generation

Publishers since 1855

wisconsinhistory.org/whspress

THIS DAY IN WISCONSIN HISTORY

On this day in Wisconsin history ...

See more >>

.
.