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Historical Essay

Baptists in Wisconsin

Learn about the Baptist congregations which began organizing in Wisconsin in the 1830s.

Historical Essay

Greeks in Wisconsin

Learn about the Greeks immigrants who came to Wisconsin in the early 20th century.

Brief history of Christian Science in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Glenbeulah

Origin of Glenbeulah, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Glenbeulah, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Belgians in Wisconsin

Brief history of Belgians in Wisconsin.

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

Learn about the oldest cities and towns in Wisconsin which were established by 1836 and still exist today.

Historical Essay

Kilbourn, Byron (1801-1870)

Land Speculator and Politician

Brief biography of surveyor, land speculator, railroad promoter and politician Byron Kilbourn, twice elected mayor of Milwaukee.

Brief description fo the events surrounding Milwaukee's Third Ward fire of 1892.

Historical Essay

Bemis Riddell Chaise Lounge

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bemis Riddell chaise lounge custom made for the company owner, Albert Bemis, c. 1925 (reupholstered, c. 1940). (Museum Object #1984.319.1A-B)

Historical Essay

Lithuanians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Lithuanians who emigrated to Wisconsin in the early 20th century and again after World War II.

Historical Essay

Slovenians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Slovenians who settled in cities in the southern and eastern parts of the state in large numbers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Historical Essay

Gibbsville (Lima)

Origin of Gibbsville, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Gibbsville, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Giddings Mill

Origin of Giddings Mill, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Giddings Mill, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Erdman

Origin of Erdman, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Erdman, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Hingham

Origin of Hingham, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Hingham, Wisconsin.

Politician and Industrialist

Biography of Walter Jodok Koher, politician and founder of the Kohler Company.

Historical Essay

Morality in America

Temperance, Abolition and Utopian Communities

Discovery how early Americans founded the abolition and temperance movements to help increase morality

Historical Essay

Utopians in Wisconsin

Brief history of Utopians in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Herman (Hermann)

Origin of Herman, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Herman, Wisocnsin.
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