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Brief history of Christian Science in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist

Historical Essay

Manufacturing in Wisconsin

Brief history of manufacturing in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Tobacco Industry

Broef history of Wisconsin's tobacco industry.

Historical Essay

Farming and Industry

How a Disaster Made Wisconsin the Dairy State

Discover how Wisconsin became the nation's leader in wheat long before it was renowned for dairy, and the disaster that made it all possible.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Women's coveralls worn by Teresa Kuykendall while working in a factory in Beloit, Wisconsin during World War II. (Museum object #2007.92.1)

When and where did The Gideons International really begin? There are more answers then you would think. Give this a read and decide for yourself.

Historical Essay

Swiss in Wisconsin

Brief history of the Swiss in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Unitarians in Wisconsin

Learn about the advent of Unitarianism in Wisconsin in the mid-19th century.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Brief history of the General Motors plant in Janesville.

Historical Essay

Edgerton Bible Case

Brief explanation of The Edgerton Bible case and its wider ramifications.

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

Brief history of the temperance movement in Wisconsin.

Read about the most famous escapes of fugitive slaves along Wisconsin's Underground Railroad. Includes links to primary sources.

Historical Essay

Notable Fires in Wisconsin

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

Historical Essay

Niedecker, Lorine, 1903-1970

Fort Atkinson Poet

Biography of Lorine Niedecker, a poet raised in Fort Atkinson.

Historical Essay

Parker Pen Trim Lathe

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Trim lathe used by the Parker Pen Company of Janesville, Wisconsin to manufacture pen barrels and caps, c. 1946-1999. (Museum Object #2001.51.1)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 13th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865, losing 193 men in service.
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