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Historical Essay

Barbee, Lloyd A. (1925-2003)

Civil Rights Advocate and Legislator

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

Author

Discover the history of Wisconsin children's author Laura Ingalls Wilder

Historical Essay

Abrahamson, Shirley S. 1933

Term: Shirley S. Abrahamson (1933) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Glover, Joshua

Runaway Slave

Biography of Joshua Glover, a runaway slave from St. Louis, Missouri who sought asylum in Racine, Wisconsin in 1852.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's First Election

Creating the Wisconsin Territory

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Historical Essay

Kemper, Jackson 1789-1870

Episcopal Missionary

Discover the history of pioneer Protestant Episcopal churchman and missionary Jackson Kemper, who established Nashotah House and Racine College

Term: Abbott [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 25 men during service.

Historical Essay

Stevens, Brooks, 1911-1995

Industrial Designer

Learn more about this Milwaukeean whose life's work greatly influenced the field of industrial design and the art of salesmanship.

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Surgeon-General of Wisconsin

Discover the history of Erastus Bradley Wolcott

Historical Essay

The Story of Memorial Day

Celebrations of Memorial Day Throughout History

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Architect and Writer

Discover the history of Frank Lloyd Wright

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A Good Mother, a Good Friend and a Good Woman

Discover Juliet Severance, the free-thinking Whitewater physician who was involved with the anti-slavery movement, temperance and women's rights.

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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution

Historical Essay

Vicksburg, Assault on

Civil War Battle Summary

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