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Historical Essay

Fremont Rifles (Civil War)

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

Historical Essay

Icelanders in Wisconsin

Brief history of Icelanders in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Block-printed wall hanging produced by workers of the Milwaukee Handicraft Project, 1935-1943. (Museum object #1981.184.4)

Historical Essay

Green Bay

Origin of Green Bay, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Calumet Rifles (Civil War)

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

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

Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher

A brief biography of Wisconsin’s Florence Nightingale, Cordelia Harvey who was a strong voice for innovatring Civil War Military hospitals.

Historical Essay

Hmong in Wisconsin

Bries explanation of Hmong communities in Wisconsin.

Important events in Wisconsin history, from 1622-1699.

Historical Essay

Frog Bay

Origin of Frog Bay, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Frog Bay, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

George Pollard's Palette

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Used by the artist George Pollard of Kenosha, Wisconsin, as a 'scrapbook' of his distinguished career. (Museum object #2007.108.1)

Historical Essay

Wisconsin (statistics)

Some ststistics relating to Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Menominee Fancy Dance Bustle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Fancy dance back bustle made of dyed turkey feathers, Neopit, Wisconsin on the Menominee Reservation, c. 1982. (Museum object # 1982.48.8)

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 29th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on September 27, 1862.

Historical Essay

Woman Suffrage Tunic

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Parade tunic worn by Wisconsin suffrage supporter during Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, 1916. (Museum object #1956.1450)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 13th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865, losing 193 men in service.

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

A Brief Introduction

A brief history of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Visit the links to learn more about Menominee history, culture and community.

The Early History of Wisconsin’s Historical Markers Program

The Early History of Wisconsin’s Historical Markers Program.

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