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Historical Essay

May Riot (1886)

Term: May Riot (1886) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Term: Mississippian culture (archaeology) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

boarding schools

Term: boarding schools in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator

Historical Essay

mansard roof (architecture)

Term: mansard roof (architecture) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Metchigamias

Term: Metchigamias in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 42nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on September 7, 1864.

Historical Essay

commercial fruit production

Term: commercial fruit production in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

New Sweden

Term: New Sweden in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Two Lawyers Spur Abolitionist Reform and Universal Voting Rights

Learn how Byron Paine and Halbert E. Paine used the power of law for radical abolitionist reform in mid-19th century Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Crib (logging)

Term: Crib (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Center-jam (logging)

Term: Center-jam (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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

Historical Essay

Hot-pond (logging)

Term: Hot-pond (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Bank Riot (1861)

Term: Bank Riot (1861) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Service

View Carrie Chapman Catt's glass lantern slides from her travels as an activist for women's rights and world peace.

Term: Freedom from Federal Supervision Act (1953) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Grand Portage

Term: Grand Portage in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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sacred soil (Civil War)

Term: sacred soil (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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