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Wisconsin History Essays

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

Brief biography of newspaperman and eventual Governor (1891-1895)

Morris Pratt was a well known psychic medium whose legacy is his eponymous spiritualist institution in Whitewater, known locally as "Pratt's Folly."

Discover Juliet Severance, the free-thinking Whitewater physician who was involved with the anti-slavery movement, temperance, and women's rights.
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