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A Brief Introduction

Read about the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin and learn more through links to the Oneida website and to visual materials in our collections.

Historical Essay

More Bank Failures (1857)

Discover the effects that the Panic of 1857 had on La Crosse.

Historical Essay

Space Age Brassiere

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Strapless bra worn by Clara Kuester of Clintonville, Wisconsin and made by Jantzen, Inc. in the early 1950s. (Museum object #2000.74.28)

View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read a brief description of the 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, Co. G. This article includes links to original documents and other accounts of the Company.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Reebok baby shoes beaded by Ho-Chunk artist Linda Lucero, c. 1990. (Museum object #1993.102A-B)

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

Civil War Battle Summary

Brief summary of the Battle of Appomattox Court House where Confederate General Robert E. Lee was forced to surrender to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant.

The Constitutional Convention's Influence on the City

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

General Bragg recalls Captain Dennis Dailey, of Company G, 6th Wisconsin Regiment, who attempted to seize an entire Confederate brigade by himself

The 1849 Sketches of James F. Wilkins

View this selection of drawings by James F. Wilkins, created on his journey on the Overland Trail from Missouri to Califonia in 1849.

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

A Brief Biography of Joshua Glover

Discover how the slave Joshua Glover escaped and created a new life in the North with the help of the Underground Railroad.

Learn how the Society became the permanent home for the McCormick-International Harvester Collection.

Historical Essay

Prohibition Soda Pop

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Case of soda pop bottles shipped by the Kurth Company of Columbus, Wisconsin during prohibition, 1920-1933. (Museum object #1994.77.1)

Historical Essay

Copper Swiss Cheese Kettle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Copper kettle used to make Swiss cheese at the Tuscobia Cheese Factory near Rice Lake, Wisconsin, c. 1910 to 1969. (Museum object #2004.64.1)

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