Historical Essay

Adrian, Town of, Monroe Co.

Term: Town of Adrian, Monroe Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Historical Essay

Corinth, Second Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about the Civil War battle that took place in Corinth, Mississippi. The article details Wisconsin's significant role in this Union victory.

Historical Essay

Allens Grove, Walworth Co.

Term: Allens Grove, Walworth Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Learn about the women of Wisconsin, and their lives during the Civil War.

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

Historical Essay

Ceci, Louis J. 1927

Term: Louis J. Ceci, 1927 in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Village of Albany, Green Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

Historical Essay

'Kewtie' Woman's Razor

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early woman's "Kewtie" brand razor purchased in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1940s. (Museum object #1976.392.43)

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

Term: Civil War (African American troops) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Nelson, Gaylord, 1916-2005

Founder of Earth Day

This Wisconsin Senator, best known as the founder of Earth Day, championed the preservation of the environment and natural resources.

Historical Essay

Calumet Rifles (Civil War)

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

Lawyer, Politician and Judge

Biography of lawyer, politician and judge Edward George Ryan.

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s

Images of the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection of underground newspapers.

Read about the desperate 1832 battle near Madison, WI, of the starving Sauk, Fox and Kickapoo Native Americans against the British and the Ho-Chunk.

Term: Andrew Jackson Aikens (1830-1909) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Alma, Buffalo Co.

Term: Alma, Buffalo Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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