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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Decorated trunk brought to Wisconsin from Norway by immigrant Mette Kristina Larsdotter Mokrid, c. 1845. (Museum object #2000.77.1)

Professor, Author and Historian

Biography of professor and author Frederick Jackson Turner who shaped American history research

Historical Essay

Winneconne

Origin of Winneconne, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Winneconne, 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)

Historical Essay

Montello

Origin of Montello, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Montello, Wisconsin

Newspaperman, Lawyer and Politician

Discover the history of Hiram A. Wright

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Mayville Iron Parlor Stove

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Gothic revival parlor stove made of iron ore from Mayville, Wisconsin, 1846. (Museum object #1999.141.1)

Historical Essay

Milk strikes, 1933

Brieft description of the 1933 Milk strikes.

Professor and University President

Discover the history of Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin

Zoologist, Professor and University President

Biography of zoologist and professor Edward Asahel Birge who was president of the University of Wisconsin from 1918 to 1925.

Brief history of the General Motors plant in Janesville.

Historical Essay

Mondovi

Origin of Mondovi, Wisconsin

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Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Boy's Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Dress worn by John Kiser as a child near Oregon, Wisconsin, c. 1856. (Museum object #1950.5744)

Historical Essay

Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin

Brief history of Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Eau Claire

Origin of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Carver, Jonathan (1710-1780)

Explorer and Author

Biography of explorer and author Jonathan Carver

Historical Essay

Muir, John 1838-1914

Conservationist

Discover the history of conservationist John Muir

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