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Historical Essay

20th Century Immigration

The History of Modern Immigration in Wisconsin

Discover the economic and cultural changes that brought new immigrants to Wisconsin in the 20th century.

Historical Essay

Forest Fires in Wisconsin

A list of Wisconsin's notable forest fires.

Brief history of the quarrying industry in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Authtor, Attorney, State Senator

Historical Essay

Kronenwetter

Origin of Kronenwetter, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Kronenwetter, Wisconsin.

Businessman and Historical Society President

Biography of Wisconsin businessman and president of the Wisconsin Historical Society David Clark Everest.

Historical Essay

Hmong in Wisconsin

Bries explanation of Hmong communities in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Mosinee

Origin of Mosinee, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Mosinee, Wisconsin.

A Priest Follows Another Priest's 300-Year-Old Path to Death

Learn how Rev. A. A. A. Schmirler traced the path Fr. Rene Menard took in 1661 down northern Wisconsin's rivers to the likely spot of his death.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Wausau, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Hull

Origin of Hull, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Hull, Wisconsin.

Brief history of the cranberry industry in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Athens (Black Creek Falls)

Origin of Athens, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Athens, Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Emmett

Origin of Emmett, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Emmett, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Wau

Read about the possible historic origins of the frequently used syllable "wau" in the geographic names of Wisconsin.

Read about the life of this influential Wisconsonite and his contributions to the field of architecture. Article includes links to many primary sources.

Read an account of the history of recall elections in Wisconsin. This article also includes a Wisconsin recall timeline and citations of scholarly sources.
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