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Use the 1673 journal of Father Jacques Marquette to introduce students to the early exploration of Wisconsin

Teach students to use census population schedules in researching life in Wisconsin communities.

Use a letter written home by a Norwegian immigrant to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in 1840s Wisconsin

Introduce your students to the basics of architectural history and historic preservation through a community architectural survey project

Examine the oral history and migration experiences of Rubie Bond, an African-American resident of Beloit featured on Wisconsin Public Television

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

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Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Teach your students about how snowshoes were a part of the pioneer experience in Wisconsin

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Listening to World War II era music helps students to learn about the time period as well as the contributions of entertainers to the war effort

Packing a traveler's trunk offers students the opportunity to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in this lesson

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Teal Lake Lodge, 1923

Learn about the development of tourism in northern Wisconsin by examining a a family-owned resort which has operated since the 1920s

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

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Life in a Lumber Camp

Learn more about life in a lumber camp by using primary sources

Help students place their family and community's history in the context of state history with this lesson

Analyze primary and secondary sources to learn more about motivations and emotions involved during the Civil War era and Underground Railroad

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

Teach students to conduct oral history interviews with Wisconsin Hmong and how to use oral histories for research

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The newspaper articles, photos, and letters in this section are samples of the rampant anti-German hysteria in Wisconsin during World War I

Students will learn more about the history of their own family as well as the larger history of immigration to Wisconsin
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