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Discover how electric power came to Wisconsin homes, business, and farms in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Historical Essay

The Civil War Home Front

Discover how the Civil War affected life on the home front and the role of women in supporting the war effort.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Historical Essay

Wild Rice Harvesting

Read about the importance of wild rice as a food staple to the Ojibwe and Menominee Indians in northern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Historical Essay

Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965

Female War Correspondent

Read about the Wisconsin born photojournalist who was one of the first female war correspondents. This article contains a link containing her photography.

Historical Essay

Colonel (Civil War)

Term: Colonel (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Fish (logging)

Term: Fish (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Historical Essay

Awishtoyou

Term: Awishtoyou in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Colonial Revival (architecture) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Army jacket decorated with Native American beadwork worn by Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados of the Forest County Potawatomi. (Museum object #1943.330)

Historical Essay

fish boil (food)

Term: fish boil (food) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Office, Wisconsin Registrar of Lands

Learn about the lead mining boom in southwestern Wisconsin in the early 19th century and the miners who gave Wisconsin its "badger" nickname.

Historical Essay

cache (Fr.)

Term: cache (Fr.) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Camp-robber (logging)

Term: Camp-robber (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

John R. Commons, 1862-1945

The Spiritual Father of Social Security

Read about the life of the "spiritual father" of Social Security and his connection with Progressive Wisconsin ideals.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Garnet velvet evening gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Charlotte McAleer Kohler to President Eisenhower's 1953 Inauguration Ball. (Museum object #1960.211

Historical Essay

colonialism

Term: colonialism in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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