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Wisconsin History Essays

Learn something new about the past and gain a deeper understanding of your world. Hundreds of essays tell the stories of the people, places and events that are Wisconsin history.

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Jews in Wisconsin

Brief history of Jews in Wisconsin.

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French in Wisconsin

Brief history of the French in Wisconsin.

Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin

Abraham Lincoln's visits to Wisconsin, documented and legendary.

Brief history of the labor movement in Wisconsin.

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Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.

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Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin

Brief history of Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin.

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Sioux Uprising (1862)

Brief description of the 1862 Sioux Uprising.

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Brewing and Prohibition

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

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Labor Day in Wisconsin

Beyond Beer and Brats

Explore the history of Labor Day celebrations in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evacuation Route road sign used to direct Milwaukee, Wisconsin residents out of town in the event of a potential nuclear bomb detonation, installed 1955-19
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