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What to Know About Polio

Limping Through Life: A Farm Boy's Polio Memoir

Useful facts about polio and post-polio syndrome

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Margarethe Schurze

Discover the history of Margethe Schurze, who created the United States' first kindergarten.

National History Day Research

Prepare your students for their research fieldtrip to the Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives

Whiteboard Files

Here are links to interactive whiteboard resources that align to each chapter of "Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story."

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Joshua Glover

The Slave who Made a new Life for Himself

Discover the history of Joshua Glover, who escaped slavery and made a new life for himself.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 8 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Learn to use primary source materials to teach students about the abolitionist movement in Wisconsin in the 1850s.

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Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Kate Pelham Newcomb, Wisconsin's most famous female doctor.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

Learn about life on the frontier in Wisconsin in 1851, as recounted in guides designed to attract immigrants to the state from Europe.

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Father James Groppi

Discover the history of Father James Groppi, the Catholic priest who led fought for justice in Milwaukee's Inner Core.

Print these free paper dolls based on the books Rascal and Caddie Woodlawn to find out about kids lives in Wisconsin over 100 years ago.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 9 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

National History Day in Wisconsin

Let the National History Day in Wisconsin staff bring the excitement of National History Day into your classroom!

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Supplemental materials for Chapter 6 of the 4th-grade history textbook.

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Mildred Fish-Harnack Part I

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

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Aldo Leopold

Discover the history of ecologist and University of Wisconsin professor Aldo Leopold
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