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Historical Essay

Manufacturing in Wisconsin

Brief history of manufacturing in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

African American Migration

World War II and it Effect on Blacks

Discover the effects World War II had on Blacks in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Black History in Wisconsin

Read about Black history in Wisconsin. There are many links to original documents, pictures, eyewitness accounts, and other primary sources.

Learn about the oldest cities and towns in Wisconsin which were established by 1836 and still exist today.

Historical Essay

Paper Industry in Wisconsin

Brief history of the paper industry in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Adventists in Wisconsin

Read about the Seventh-day Adventist Church and other Adventist goups in Wisconsin in the 19th century, including the Scandinavian adventist communities.

Historical Essay

Automobile Culture

Wisconsin and the Invention of the Car

Discover how Wisconsin's influence on the automobile and tourist culture.

Brief history of Christian Science in Wisconsin.

Spirits Lead a Woman to Fortune

Morris Pratt was a well known psychic medium whose legacy is his eponymous spiritualist institution in Whitewater, known locally as "Pratt's Folly."

Historical Essay

Footville

Origin of Footville, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Footville, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Porter

Origin of Porter, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Porter, Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Farming and Industry

How a Disaster Made Wisconsin the Dairy State

Discover how Wisconsin became the nation's leader in wheat long before it was renowned for dairy, and the disaster that made it all possible.

Learn about the pottery company that developed in Edgerton, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Aviation in Wisconsin

Brief history of aviation in Wisconsin.

Professor, University President, Geologist and Author

Discover the history of professor, university president, geologist and author, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, who establishing the university extension.

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)

Historical Essay

Janesville

Origin of Janesville, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Janesville, Wisconsin.

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