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Suffragist and Lecturer

Biography of Jessie Annette Jack Hooper, prominent suffragist in Wisconsin civic reform groups and women's organizations.

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Historical Essay

Winneconne

Origin of Winneconne, Wisconsin

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Learn about a case that created much racial tension between white settlers and the Menominee Indians. This article includes a link to a longer article.

Brief biography of Helen Farnsworth Mears, the sculptress whose nine-foot statue, "Genius of Wisconsin," now stands in the WI state capitol.

How the Natives Lost Their Land

Learn about the many treaties between the United States government and native tribes.

Historical Essay

Appleton, Wisconsin

Outagamie County

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Brief history of electrical power in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Workman's Time Recorder

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Time clock used by workers at the Appleton Woolen Mills, Appleton, Wisconsin, c. 1894 - c. 1915. (Museum object #1964.58.1,A)

Brief history of Christian Science in Wisconsin.

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Origins of Athens, Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 21st Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Bragg in Oshkosh and mustered into service on September 5, 1862.

Historical Essay

Nicolet, Jean 1598-1642

French Explorer

Biography of French explorer Jean Nicolet, believed to be the first European to see Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Oshkosh, Chief (1795-1858)

Chief of the Menominee Indians

Biography of Menominee Indian chief Oshkosh.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.

Brief biography of the Ho-Chunk Indian Family, Glory of the Morning Decorah and her children and grandchildren Spoon, Old, One-Eyed, and Waukon.

Historical Essay

Paper Industry in Wisconsin

Brief history of the paper industry in Wisconsin.
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