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Historical Essay

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.

Historical Essay

Germantown

Origin of Germantown, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Germantown, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

The Civil War Home Front

How the Women of Wisconsin Helped Win the War

Discover how women on the Wisconsin home front helped win the Civil War.

Historical Essay

The Wisconsin Angel

A Brief Biography of Cordelia Harvey

Discover how Cordelia Harvey went from teaching school children to petitioning President Abraham Lincoln for Wisconsin hospitals.

Historical Essay

Ainsworth, John H. 1940

Term: John H. Ainsworth 1940 in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Mrs. Fairchild's Worth Gown

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880. (Museum object #1945.960,A)

Historical Essay

Marin, Paul, 1692-1753

French Official, Captain and Fur Trader

Biography of French Official, Captain and Fur Trader Paul Marin.

Zoologist, Professor and University President

Biography of zoologist and professor Edward Asahel Birge who was president of the University of Wisconsin from 1918 to 1925.

Term: Depere Rifles (Civil War military unit) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Howard's Grove

Origin of Howard's Grove, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Howard's Grove, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 38th Infantry

Term: Civil War (38th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Appointment book made of ivory, used by Wisconsin politician and businessman Cassius Fairchild of Madison, WI, during the 1850s. (Museum object #1971.19)

Historical Essay

1950s Pink Kitchen

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pink kitchen with General Electric appliances and custom built cabinets from a Waukesha, Wisconsin ranch home, c. 1958. (Museum object #2006.82)

Historical Essay

School Land Scandal

Brief description of the School Land Scandal.

Historical Essay

Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975)

Novelist and Playwright

Explore the history of playwrite Thorton Wilder

Term: North Star Rifles (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Read about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) , the New Deal program to conserve natural resources

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Some Interesting Stories of the Winnebago Chief

Read about Ho-Chunk Chief Dandy's interesting and friendly interactions with white settlers in Wisconsin, even while he was a fugitive.
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