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

Historical Essay

Episcopals in Wisconsin

Brief history of Episcopals in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Swiss in Wisconsin

Brief history of the Swiss in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Civil War, Wisconsin Troops

Brief hisory of troops from Wisconsin in the Civil War.

Learn about the LGBT rights movement in Wisconsin. This article also contains links to other articles about the history of the LGBT movement in WI.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Schlitz "Sunshine Vitamin D" Beer Can featuring Continental Can Co.'s new crown top design, 1936. (Museum Object 2011.77.1)

Historical Essay

Evinrude, Ole 1877-1934

Inventor

Biography of Ole Evinrude, a Norwegian-American inventor who created the first outboard motor.

Historical Essay

Disasters in Wisconsin

Learn about the meaning of "disasters in Wisconsin" and the various tragedies the state endured.

Historical Essay

Governor Dreyfus's Red Vest

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Red velveteen vest worn by Wisconsin Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus, c. 1975. (Museum object #1982.450.15)

Housing and Racism

Discover the history of the struggle for Civil Rights in Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's Early Schools

How the University was Began

Discover how the lack of educational opportunities in Wisconsin helped create the University of Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Jews in Wisconsin

Brief history of Jews in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

African American Migration

World War II and it Effect on Blacks

Discover the effects World War II had on Blacks in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Business Owner

Historical Essay

Brewing and Prohibition

Read about the brewing industry, the temperance movement, and the effects of prohibition in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Capital, Attempted Removal

Brief description of the various attempts to move the Wisconsin Capitol building to other locations.

Historical Essay

Notable Fires in Wisconsin

See a list and brief description of significant fires in Wisconsin history.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Poet and Temperance Advocate

Biography of Wisconsin poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
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