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Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Clergyman, Educator, Author

Discover the history of Albert Orville Wright (1842-1905)

Browse the gallery of Allied Intervention in Northern Russia, 1918-1920, containing more than 240 photographs taken by Robert Colton Johnson.

Architect and Writer

Discover the history of Frank Lloyd Wright

Historical Essay

Allis, Edward P. (1824-1889)

Learn more about the entrepreneur and manufacturing innovator who established, Allis Company, Milwaukee's largest industrial employer in the late 1880s.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Historical Essay

Frontier Clay Pipe Fragment

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Clay pipe bowl found at Sheard Road site, Racine County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #1998.236.249)

Read about Wisconsin's role in the development of the environmental movement in the United States in the 20th century.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Civil War: 52nd Infantry

Term: Civil War (52nd Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Newspaperman, Lawyer and Politician

Discover the history of Hiram A. Wright

Term: Civil War (9th Light Artillery) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Historical Essay

Anneke, Mathilde, 1817-1884

This woman founded the first feminist newspaper in the United States. Read about her dedication to women's rights and her opposition to slavery.

Historical Essay

Flapper Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evening gown worn by Edith Evelyn Nelson to the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom, c. 1923. (Museum object #1969.147.2)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 28th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 240 men during service.

A Brief Biography of Margarethe Schurz

Discover the history of the first kindergarten teacher in America.

Historical Essay

Hill Street Blues Badge

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Police captain's badge prop worn by Wisconsin's Daniel J. Travanti on the television series Hill Street Blues, 1981-1987. (Museum object #2007.41.2)
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