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Historical Essay

Winfield

Origin of Winfield

Discover the history of Winfield, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Glenwood

Origin of Glenwood, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Glenwood, Wisconsin.

Brief history of Jesuit Missionaries and key figures

Names and brief bios of principal missionaries who served in or wrote about Wisconsin, or are mentioned in Jesuit Relations concerning Wisconsin.

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On May 9, 1864, Ojibwe Indians from the 7th Wisconsin Infantry help drive back enemy skirmishers with American Indian war tactics in Spotsylvania, Virginia

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard

Read about a very influential Civil War Colonel that served as aide-de-camp to the top commanders of the Iron Brigade. Includes inks to learn more.

Historical Essay

Effigy Mounds Culture

A People and Their Structures

Learn how the Effigy Mounds communities that transformed Native American life

Historical Essay

Nuclear Fuel Assembly

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Control rod and replica fuel assembly from Wisconsin's first nuclear power plant. (Museum object 1997.56.13-14)

Historical Essay

Exeter

Origin of Exeter, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Exeter, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Labor Day in Wisconsin

Beyond Beer and Brats

Explore the history of Labor Day celebrations in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Zimmerman, Robert C. 1910

Politician and Secretary of State

Discover the history of Robert C. Zimmerman

Historical Essay

1960s Paper Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Paper dress made by Scott Paper Co., 1966-1967. (Museum object #1969.184.13)

Historical Essay

Forest County

Origin of Forest County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Forest County, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Garnet velvet evening gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Charlotte McAleer Kohler to President Eisenhower's 1953 Inauguration Ball. (Museum object #1960.211

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

fur trader, pioneer land speculator

Brief biography of [Jean] Joseph Rolette (1781 - 1842).

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

Historical Essay

Namakagon

Origin of Namakagon, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Namakagon, Wisconsin.

Episcopal Clergyman and Missionary

Discover the history of Richard Fish Cadle
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