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Historical Essay

calumet

Term: calumet in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Arts and Crafts (architecture) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

List of Wisconsin's territorial governors from 1836 to 1848 and a brief summation of the responsibilities of the position.

Historical Essay

Port Hudson, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the siege of Port Hudson by Union forces in the summer of 1863.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 33rd Infantry

Term: Civil War (33rd Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

plants, native

Term: native plants in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Bull Run, First Battle of

Term: First Battle of Bull Run in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Automobile Culture

Learn about automobile, truck, tractor, and motorcycle manufacturing and the development of the tourism industry in Wisconsin.

Read about Wisconsin's Indian tribes and their changing legal status throughout the 20th century.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Child's ceramic toilet set used by Elizabeth Marshall of Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin, c. 1905. (Museum object #1947.909,A-B)

Historical Essay

Corregidor

Term: Corregidor in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

kalacky (food)

Term: kalacky (food) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Poualak

Term: Poualak in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Civil War: 6th Infantry

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

Historical Essay

Big Boy (restaurant)

Term: Big Boy (restaurant) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry, which served in the Civil War and lost 217 men during service.

Historical Essay

Bean-hole (logging)

Term: Bean-hole (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Dodgeville Rangers (Civil War military unit) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Eau Claire's Bawdy Past

The Naughty City

Discover Eau Claire's naughty past as a hub of prostitution for the lumbermen looking to support the world's oldest profession.

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