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View a gallery of foreign film posters from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

Historical Essay

Adrian, Town of, Monroe Co.

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

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

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.

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

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object ā€“ Feature Story

Inauguration gown worn by Wisconsin First Lady Sue Ann Thompson at her first inauguration ball, 1987. (Museum object #2003.61.1a-b)

Term: Adams County [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Allan Born, The Born Collection

Allan Born's photographs of Northern Wisconsin during the 1930's and beyond.

Historical Essay

Bull Run, Second Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in the Civil War battle that drove the Union army back to Washington, DC. This article includes links to original documents.

How Years of Failure led to Success

Discover the history of suffrage in Wisconsin, and how the state became the first to ratify the 19th amendment after many difficulties.

Historical Essay

Albany, Town of, Green Co.

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

View images from Cornelius (Neal) L. Harringtonā€™s collection of photographs highlighting Wisconsin state parks, preserves and forests.

Historical Essay

Afton [origin of place name]

Term: Afton [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object ā€“ Feature Story

Six-foot Evergleam Christmas tree with 94 branches made by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, c. 1966. (Museum object #2005.174.1.1)

Historical Essay

1930s Permanent Wave Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object ā€“ Feature Story

Frederics permanent wave machine used in Crisella's Beauty Shop in Blanchardville, Wisconsin, late 1930s. (Museum object #1986.79.2)

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

Historical Essay

Civil War: 6th Infantry

Term: Civil War (6th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Short History

Learn the history of the Wisconsin Executive Residence.

Historical Essay

Amery, Polk Co.

Term: Amery, Polk Co. in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Civil War: 51st Infantry

Term: Civil War (51st Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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