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Brown, Olympia 1835-1926

Suffragist and Minister

Biography of suffragist and Universalist minister Olympia Brown, the first female minister in America.

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Gardner

Origin of Gardner, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Gardner, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

The Budget Deficit of 1921

How a New Progressive Governor Repaired the Economy

Read about Governor John J. Blaine's plan to deal with the Budget Deficit of 1921.

The Constitutional Convention's Influence on the City

Find out where some of the most traveled streets of Madison got their names.

Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher

A brief biography of Wisconsin’s Florence Nightingale, Cordelia Harvey who was a strong voice for innovatring Civil War Military hospitals.

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Barbee, Lloyd A. (1925-2003)

Civil Rights Advocate and Legislator

Biography of Lloyd A. Barbee, Milwaukee civil rights advocate and legislator.

How One Family Helped Build the Modern Tourist Destination

Discover how Wisconsin Dells came to prominence as a Midwestern tourism institution.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Authtor, Attorney, State Senator

Historical Essay

Hispanics in Wisconsin

Learn about the history of Hispanic Americans in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin Governors

View a chronological list of Wisconsin governors.

Historical Essay

Zellinger, Vincent J. 1902

Politician and Activist

Discover the history of Vincent J. Zellinger

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

A Priest Follows Another Priest's 300-Year-Old Path to Death

Learn how Rev. A. A. A. Schmirler traced the path Fr. Rene Menard took in 1661 down northern Wisconsin's rivers to the likely spot of his death.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

He traveled the world as a young naval officer before helping to lead the 4th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. He died in battle.

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Huilsburg

Origin of Hulisburg, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Hulisburg, Wisconsin.

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Suburbs in Wisconsin

Brief history of suburbs in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Kensington Rune Stone

Read a brief article about a academic controversy surrounding a 202 stone slab found in Minnesota.

Historical Essay

Niagara (shipwreck, 1856)

Brief description of the burning of the steamer Niagara. Congressman John B. Macy of Empire, Fond du Lac County, was numbered among the victims.

Journalist and Politician

Discover the history of journalist and politician Albert Olaus Barton

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Lapham, Increase, 1811-1875

Wisconsin's First Scientist

Read about Wisconsin's first scientist. Learn about his achievements; including his scientific writings, and his work as an engineer and land surveyor.
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