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The Power of the Pumpkin
How One Woman Changed Wisconsin During the Civil War
A Bizarre Story of Land Prospecting Gone Awry
A Bizarre Story of Scientific Progress
The Midwestern Heritage of One of the 20th Century's Greatest Poetic Innovators
How Wisconsin Eliminated the Death Penalty
The Constitutional Convention's Influence on the City
The Remarkable History of the Telephone
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