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The Path of a Fur Trader and Fort Builder
A Bizarre Story of Land Prospecting Gone Awry
Two Lawyers Spur Abolitionist Reform and Universal Voting Rights
A Bizarre Story of Scientific Progress
From Whaling to Coal Burning
Beyond Beer and Brats
How Wisconsin Eliminated the Death Penalty
The Midwestern Heritage of One of the 20th Century's Greatest Poetic Innovators
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