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Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator

Biography of fur trader, merchant, judge and territorial legislator James Henry Lockwood.

A Middle Mississippian Settlement

Learn the history of Aztalan.

Historical Essay

Adams County

Term: Adams County in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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

Brentwood, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to original documents and other accounts of the battle.

Historical Essay

Albany, Green Co.

Term: Albany, Green Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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

Anston, Brown Co.

Term: Anston, Brown Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Village of Cecil, Shawno Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Civil War: 28th Infantry

Term: Civil War (28th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author

Biography of lawyer, politician, land speculator and promoter and author of a History of the Territory of Wisconsin, Moses Mccure Strong.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read how Colonel Louis Crane of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry shared his feelings with his brother, James, on the day before the battle of Cedar Mountain

A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

Historical Essay

Albion, Dane Co.

Term: Albion, Dane Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Learn how epidemics erupted in Wisconsin and the ways communities responded

Historical Essay

Alto, Fond du Lac Co.

Term: Alto, Fond du Lac Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Images of a Milwaukee Manufacturing Powerhouse

Read about one of Milwaukee's most successful manufacturing companies and view vintage photographs of the corporation.

The Conflict of Modern and Traditional Medicine

Discover the history of smallpox in Wisconsin and the public's reaction against hospitalization

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pair of Nike running spikes worn by Suzy Favor Hamilton during the 2000 track season. (Museum object #2006.110.1A-B)

Historical Essay

Hispanics in Wisconsin

Learn about the history of Hispanic Americans in Wisconsin.
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