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Historical Essay

Madison's First Thanksgiving

The Power of the Pumpkin

Read the story of the first Thanksgiving celebrated in Madison.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Women's coveralls worn by Teresa Kuykendall while working in a factory in Beloit, Wisconsin during World War II. (Museum object #2007.92.1)

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman

Read about Wisconsin's 15th governor. The article details his Civil War service, his role in politics, and includes links to primary and secondary sources.

Explore images from the Hotz collection that depict Door County, Wisconsin at the turn of the 20th century.

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

Historical Essay

The Man with the Iron Hand

Learn about explorer Robert de La Salle's iron-handed chief lieutenant, Henri de Tonty, and what resulted in most likely the worst winter of his life.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Banjo-ukulele used by jingle composer Richard Trentlage in the first recording of the Oscar Mayer Wiener Song, 1962. (Museum object #2009.59.1)

Historical Essay

De Langlade Fur Trade Pouch

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Quilled buckskin pouch used by Charles de Langlade to carry his fur trade papers in northern Wisconsin, mid to late 1700s. (Museum object #1955.186)

Historical Essay

Camp Life During Quiet Times

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On June 10, 1863, Captain Rufus R. Dawes of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry describes a typical day in camp to his fianceé.

From Whaling to Coal Burning

Discover how man-made lighting has become a common part of our everyday lives.

Historical Essay

Iuka, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn more about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to view original documents and other accounts of this battle.

Historical Essay

Ezra Pound's Wisconsin Roots

The Midwestern Heritage of One of the 20th Century's Greatest Poetic Innovators

Discover literary giant Ezra Pound's connection to the frontier wilds of Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The 24th Michigan Infantry proudly marches with Wisconsin's 6th Infantry in dense fog into its first combat playing music

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Concentration camp sweater worn by Tadeusz Kowalczyk while a prisoner at Auschwitz during World War II. (Museum object #1985.92)

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images and original documents.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Middle Mississippian Settlement

Learn the history of Aztalan.

Read about the development of social and cultural institutions such as public schools, churches, colleges and universities and Indian mission schools.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's Spanish Currency

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Spanish Reale coin from the Alden's Corners Post Office Site in Dane County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2002.211.8)
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