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View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Collage featuring likeness of civil rights activist Father James Edmund Groppi by artist Gloria Adair of Milwaukee, 1966. (Museum object #1993.37.1)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 1st Wisconsin Infantry. Includes links to a longer history, the Infantry's roster, list of casualities, original documents and assignments.

Historical Essay

Anneke, Mathilde, 1817-1884

This woman founded the first feminist newspaper in the United States. Read about her dedication to women's rights and her opposition to slavery.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Read about the colonel of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry who was also one of the leaders of the Iron Brigade. This article includes several links.

Lawyer, Politician and Judge

Biography of lawyer, politician and judge Edward George Ryan.

When the Beaver was King

Discover how beavers transformed Wisconsin's economy in the 1650s for the next two centuries.

How Industry Transformed the State

Discover how skilled industries like ship building and paper milling transformed Wisconsin history.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Historical Essay

Serbians in Wisconsin

Brief history of Serbians in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Austrians in Wisconsin

Learn about the German Austrianswho emigrated to Wisconsin in the latter half of the 19th century, mainly settling in cities and towns.

Housing and Racism

Discover the history of the struggle for Civil Rights in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Winning entry for the first Alice in Dairyland dress design, 1948. (Museum object #2005.157.1)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 26th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 265 men during service.

The history of tanning and leather processing in Wiscosin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early Paleo-Indian fluted spear point found in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and made between 12,000 B.C. and 8,000 B.C. (Museum object #1985.2)

Historical Essay

Zeidler, Frank (1912 - 2006)

Mayer of Milwaukee

Discover the history of Frank Zeidler

Poet and Temperance Advocate

Biography of Wisconsin poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

Discover the famous lithographic company most known for its WWII posters whose goal was to mobilize public support for the American war effort.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 43rd Wisconsin Infantry from Milwaukee, which served in the Civil War 1864-1865 and lost 75 men in service.
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