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Historical Essay

Croatians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Croatian immigrants who came to Wisconsin, primarily between 1890 and 1914.

Historical Essay

Luxembourgers in Wisconsin

Brief history of Luxembourgers in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 28th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 240 men during service.

Historical Essay

Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965

Female War Correspondent

Read about the Wisconsin born photojournalist who was one of the first female war correspondents. This article contains a link containing her photography.

Librarian, Lecturer, Reformer and Author

Biography of Lutie Eugenia Stearns, librarian, lecturer, reformer and author who helped establish the Wisconsin Free Library Commission.

Learn how Frank Zeidler propelled social, economic and structural improvements in Milwaukee as America's last Socialist Mayor in 1948 - 1960.

Witnesses Tell Their Stories

Learn about the attack on Pearl Harbor through these firsthand accounts from Wisconsinites who were there when it happened.

The history of tanning and leather processing in Wiscosin.

Historical Essay

Allis, Louis (1866-1950)

Industrialist and Businessman

Biography of Milwaukee industrialist and businessman Louis Allis.

Historical Essay

Lutherans in Wisconsin

Brief documenting of the history of Lutherans in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Historical Essay

Vieau, Jacques (1757-1852)

Fur Trader

Biography of pioneer fur trader Jacques Vieau.

Historical Essay

Mexicans in Wisconsin

Brief history of Mexicans in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Beer in Wisconsin

Brief explanation of the history of beer and breweries in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member

Brief biography of lawyer, judge and politician Alexander W. Randall, who served as the sixth Governor of Wisconsin from 1858 until 1861.

Historical Essay

Capital, Attempted Removal

Brief description of the various attempts to move the Wisconsin Capitol building to other locations.

Historical Essay

Jews in Wisconsin

Brief history of Jews in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

United States Senate campaign banner for Milwaukee Socialist Congressman Victor L. Berger, April 1918. (Museum object #1992.168)

A brief description of the violent attacks that ensued after the Civil War military draft began in Wisconsin.
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