1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Newspaperman, Lawyer and Politician

Discover the history of Hiram A. Wright

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 51st Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee from March 20-April 29, 1865, at the very end of the war.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Governor of Wisconsin

Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.

Review the brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.

Historical Essay

English Tudor Logging Camp

The story of how the lumber town of Elchon, WI came to be as aesthetically pleasing as any main street in England or France.

Indian Agent

Biography of Indian agent Joseph Montfort Street.

Historical Essay

Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to a battle map and original documents.

Last Socialist to Run a Major American City

Learn about Milwaukee's third and last Socialist mayor. Read about the many improvements made to the city of Milwaukee under his leadership.

French Exploration of the North American Interior

Find out about the two French explorers that traversed the Wisconsin countryside in 1673. This artcile details their exploration of the Mississippi.

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

Historical Essay

Life in Early Madison

Learn about life in early Madison

Newspaperman

Discover the history of newspaperman Andrew Jackson Aikens

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Stereo Realist 3-D Camera

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Stereo Realist f3.5 camera made by the David White Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1951. (Museum object #1980.337)

Legendary Artist

Biography of artist Georgia O'Keeffe.

Historical Essay

Baraga, Frederic (1797-1868)

Read about the Austrian born missionary who worked with many groups of Native Americans and settlers in the upper Midwest.

Historical Essay

Bull Semen Parachute

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Parachute used by the University of Wisconsin to deliver fresh bull semen to farmers in rural areas, 1944-1947. (Museum object #1993.7)

Historical Essay

Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975)

Novelist and Playwright

Explore the history of playwrite Thorton Wilder

Judge, Lawyer, Politician

Discover the history of William Francis Bailey

How the Natives Lost Their Land

Learn about the many treaties between the United States government and native tribes.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.