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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

Manufacturer

Discover the history of Charles Trueworth Bradley

Historical Essay

Egg Harbor (Eagle Island)

Origin of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.

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

Polka Rhythms Bandstand

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bandstand used by Chad Przybylski and his Polka Rhythms of Pulaski, Wisconsin, from c. 1980 until 2003. (Museum object #2003.10.1)

Learn the basic history of Wisconsin

Read about the Wisconsin governor's tragic death, which occurred while he was helping wounded Civil War soldiers after the Battle of Shiloh.

Historical Essay

Ashland County

Origin of Ashland County

Discover the history of Ashland County, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Drum kit used by Viroqua, Wisconsin, native Butch Vig when he played with the bands Spooner, Fire Town, and the Grammy-nominated Garbage. (Museum object)

Historical Essay

Hodag

Learn more about the fictitious animal that appeared in lumberjack folklore. This article contains links to original documents.

Historical Essay

Aaron [origin of place name]

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

Historical Essay

Fox Lake

Origin of Fox Lake, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Fox Lake, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Winnebago War (1827)

Brief description of the Winnebago War.

Historical Essay

Potter Law (1874)

Brief explanation of The Potter Law (1874).

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumber Mill Owner, Founded the Town of Somerset

Brief description fo the events surrounding Milwaukee's Third Ward fire of 1892.

Former Milwaukee Mayor

Discover the history of Carl Frederick Zeidler

Historical Essay

Woman Suffrage Tunic

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Parade tunic worn by Wisconsin suffrage supporter during Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, 1916. (Museum object #1956.1450)

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Sheriff

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 243 men during service.
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