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Term: Waldemar Theodor Ager (1869-1941) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Hispanics in Wisconsin

Learn about the history of Hispanic Americans in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Allouez, Brown Co.

Term: Allouez, Brown Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the second day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, Confederate troops drive the 6th Wisconsin Infantry from the battlefield

Historical Essay

Civil War: 2nd Infantry

Term: Civil War (2nd Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Albertville, Chippewa Co.

Term: Albertville, Chippewa Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Souvenir Record Album of Wisconsin songs recorded by the "Incomparable" Hildegarde, c. 1969. (Museum object #2001.50.13.1-2)

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.

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

Term: Columbia Rifles (Civil War military unit) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Paul, Les, 1915-2009

Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator

Learn about Les Paul, pioneer of the solid-body guitar and innovator in recording techniques.

Historical Essay

Pioneer Rifles (Civil War)

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

Agricultural Innovator

Biography of Racine-based Jerome Increase Case, one of the leaders in the agricultural revolution.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The exposed underwear of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry prompts a polite suggestion from a little girl.

Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

Term: Town of Ainsworth, Langlade Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Almena, Town of, Barron Co.

Term: Town of Almena, Barron Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Civil War: 3rd Cavalry

Term: Civil War (3rd Cavalry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Porlier, Jacques 1765-1839

Fur Trader and Chief Justice

Biography of fur trader and chief justice of the Brown County Court Jacques Porlier.

Historical Essay

Louise Williams

First Woman Notary Public

Discover the story of Wisconsin's first woman notary public Louise Williams who provided legal counsel for southern Wisconsin after the Civil War.

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