Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
Villa Louis - a historic site
Encounter the world of Victorian America
Wade House - a historic site
At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Learn how immigrants seeking the "American Dream" adapted to innovative technology by changing the way they made their living.
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.