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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about why there were so many shipwrecks in the 1800s off Wisconsin's shores.

Field Trip or Tour

Stonefield Field Trip

Stonefield - a historic site

Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.

Classroom Material

Mildred Fish-Harnack Part I

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin.

Evaluate documents representing opposing perspectives on Japanese American Internment and work as a class to understand primary source analysis

Lesson Plan

Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Field Trip or Tour

'Immigration' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Norwegian Area, discover reasons for migration to the New World and what life was like for immigrants once they arrived in Wisconsin.

Resource Description

About Reference Maps of Wisconsin

Access approximately 200 modern maps of basic cultural and geographical data about Wisconsin and its history. Perfect for teachers, students.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

In this lesson students will ready about family relationships during WWII and create their own letters to understand the impact of the war on families

Teach students to use census population schedules in researching life in Wisconsin communities.

Field Trip or Tour

'Industrialization' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Crossroads Village and discover why the railroad created challenges for 19th-century small towns.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Get an overview of Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle as well as suggested small group activities to use with your students

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

Historical Essay

Wisconsin Capitols

During its history, Wisconsin has had five capitols. Read a brief chronology and see a timeline.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Use WWI posters to learn more about WWI as well as the use of this media in building support for the war

Reed School - a historic site

Come experience one of the finest examples of rural education in Wisconsin's history.
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