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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Blitz Fog" pesticide package, manufactured for Northern Industries, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1965-1967. (Museum object # 1999.143.22)

Physician, Surgeon and Teacher

Discover the history of physician, surgeon and teacher Chandler Burnell Chapman

Historical Essay

Irish in Wisconsin

Brief history of the Irish in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Hodag

Learn more about the fictitious animal that appeared in lumberjack folklore. This article contains links to original documents.

Some Interesting Stories of the Winnebago Chief

Read about Ho-Chunk Chief Dandy's interesting and friendly interactions with white settlers in Wisconsin, even while he was a fugitive.

Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor

Find out about the Wisconsin governor who championed for high standards in the dairy industry and founded the State Dairyman's Association.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, and mustered into service on June 11, 1861.

Historical Essay

Askeaton

Origin of Askeaton, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Askeaton, Wisconsin

Historical Essay

Caine Mutiny Costume

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Naval uniform costume worn by actor Fred MacMurray in the 1954 motion picture "The Caine Mutiny." (Museum object #2009.19.1)

View images from film "Hell's Angels," released by United Artists in 1930.

Historical Essay

Garth

Origin of Garth, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Garth, Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Decatur

Origin of Decatur, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Decatur, Wisconsin.

Brief history of beekeeping and honey production in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Short History

Learn the history of the Wisconsin Executive Residence.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Casey FitzRandolph’s racing skin worn during the 2003-2004 World Cup speed skating events. (Museum object #2005.146.1)

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 11th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 and lost 373 men.

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