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Witnesses Tell Their Stories
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The Tragedy of January 10, 1883
The Remarkable History of the Telephone
A Dishonest Democrat and a Radical Republican
3,000 Dam the Red River
From Slave to Healer
The Path of a Fur Trader and Fort Builder
How Wisconsin Eliminated the Death Penalty
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