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Historical Essay

Governor's Guard (Civil War)

Term: Governor's Guard (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.

Historical Essay

Major General (Civil War)

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

Historical Essay

Nash Ambassador Automobile

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

1948 Ambassador sedan, manufactured by the Nash Motors Division of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation, Kenosha, WI, 1947-1948. (Museum object #1992.156)

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

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 12th Wisconsin Infantry was organized between October 18 and December 13, 1861, at Camp Randall in Madison.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

Historical Essay

Neenah Rifles (Civil War)

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

Historical Essay

Ho-Chunk Treaty of 1837

Term: Ho-Chunk Treaty of 1837 in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Lander Guards (Civil War)

Term: Lander Guards Civil War in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

The Budget Deficit of 1921

How a New Progressive Governor Repaired the Economy

Read about Governor John J. Blaine's plan to deal with the Budget Deficit of 1921.

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Landscape view of the Martin Luetscher II farmstead, Honey Creek Township, Wisconsin, c. 1875 (Museum object #2005.182.1)

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

Historical Essay

jongleur (Fr.)

Term: jongleur (Fr.) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Valentine's Callers

The Remarkable History of the Telephone

Learn how Wisconsin resident Richard Valentine's invention would change the world

Historical Essay

General Allotment Act (1887)

Term: General Allotment Act (1887) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Omro Union Rifles (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On May 9, 1864, Ojibwe Indians from the 7th Wisconsin Infantry help drive back enemy skirmishers with American Indian war tactics in Spotsylvania, Virginia

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