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Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Print these free paper dolls based on the books Rascal and Caddie Woodlawn to find out about kids lives in Wisconsin over 100 years ago.

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

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Mildred Fish-Harnack Part II

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

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Cordelia Harvey

The Wisconsin Angel

Discover the history of Cordelia Harvey, the "Wisconsin Angel."

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Chief Oshkosh

Discover the history of Oshkosh, chief of the Menominee Indians.

Learn about life on the frontier in Wisconsin in 1851, as recounted in guides designed to attract immigrants to the state from Europe.

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Vel Phillips

Discover the story of Vel Phillips, the first African American woman to become a judge in Wisconsin.

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Help your students think like archaeologists with The Mammoth Mystery interactive resource.

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Joshua Glover

The Slave who Made a new Life for Himself

Discover the history of Joshua Glover, who escaped slavery and made a new life for himself.

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Belle Case La Follette

Discover the history of Belle Case La Follete, women's suffrage activist and wife of Bob La Follette.

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Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Kate Pelham Newcomb, Wisconsin's most famous female doctor.

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Margarethe Schurze

Discover the history of Margethe Schurze, who created the United States' first kindergarten.

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The Black Hawk War, 1832

Learn about the 1832 conflict between the Sauk and Fox Indians and American troops that ended with the surrender of Black Hawk

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Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
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