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Historical Essay

Croatians in Wisconsin

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

Classroom Material

Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

Historical Essay

Babcock, Stephen, 1843-1931

Read about the agricultural chemist at the University of Wisconsin whose extensive research led to advances in the dairy industry.

Historical Essay

Prohibition

Brief history of Prohibition in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Oscar Mayer Wiener Song

Brief history of the Oscar Mayer Wiener Song.

Historical Essay

Frank Lloyd Wright Furniture

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Chest of drawers with mirror designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for commercial market, c. 1955. (Museum object #1995.2.2.1-2)

Historical Essay

Thomas Carron (1752 - 1817)

Menominee Chief

Discover the history of Thomas Carron

Historical Essay

The Black Hawk War

A Misunderstanding Leads to Massacre

Discover how a Treaty Misunderstanding led to the Massacre of Thousands of Sauk Indians

Read about the development of an official public education system in Wisconsin. This article includes several links.

Historical Essay

Neenah Rifles (Civil War)

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

Classroom Material

What to Know About Polio

Limping Through Life: A Farm Boy's Polio Memoir

Useful facts about polio and post-polio syndrome

Historical Essay

Gibson

Origin of Gibson, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Gibson, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Works, BadgerCare, Pathways to Independence

Learn about Tommy Thompson's welfare legislation that became a national model for state-supported aid to low-income families and disabled people.

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

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Cherokee twilled basket, probably traded to Wisconsin, mid 19th century. (Museum object #1955.1021)

Historical Essay

Edgerton Bible Case

Term: Edgerton Bible Case in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Suburbs in Wisconsin

Brief history of suburbs in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Luxembourgers in Wisconsin

Brief history of Luxembourgers in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Herman (Hermann)

Origin of Herman, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Herman, Wisocnsin.

Gerhard Adolph Bading

Discover the history of Gerhard Adolph Bading

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