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Boot-jack (logging)

Term: boot-jack (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pouch obtained from an Oneida Indian at the 1997 Milwaukee River Front Pow-Wow. (Museum object #1999.40.1)

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European Theater

Term: European Theater in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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picket (Civil War)

Term: picket (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician

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Hang-up (logging)

Term: Hang-up (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Korean War

Term: Korean War in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Lumberman (logging)

Term: Lumberman (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

View images from film "Hell's Angels," released by United Artists in 1930.

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Noble Guards (Civil War)

Term: Noble Guards (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, in May 1864 pitted 100,000 Union troops against 52,000 Confederates.

Read about the Cold War, the Korean War, and the rise of the anti-communist movement in the 1950s spearheaded by Joseph McCarthy.

French Fur Trader

Learn about one of the first French fur traders to visit Wisconsin. Read about his experiences with Indian tribes and his exploration of the countryside.

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Ouisconsin

Term: Ouisconsin in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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"Mess" (Civil War)

Term: "Mess" (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Civil War (11th Light Artillery) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Wilderness, Battle of the

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the Battle of the Wilderness that occurred from May 5 to June 12, 1864.

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clan

Term: clan in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Federal Guards (Civil War)

Term: Federal Guards (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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booya (food)

Term: booya (food) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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