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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.
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March On, Milwaukee

Educator Resources on the Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches for Grades K-12
Learn about the Society's ongoing partnership with March On, Milwaukee to commemorate the fair housing movement and to promote education on local topics.
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Schedule an Archaeology Lecture or Classroom Presentation

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Arthur Davidson and Bill Harley

Discover the history of Arthur Davidson and Bill Harley, the boys who built the world's most famous motorcycle company
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Mildred Fish-Harnack

Historian, Activist and Author
Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.
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Joshua Glover

The Man who Made a New Life for Himself
Discover the history of Joshua Glover, who escaped slavery and made a new life for himself.
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Father James Groppi

Discover the history of Father James Groppi, the Catholic priest who led fought for justice in Milwaukee's Inner Core.
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Cordelia Harvey

The Wisconsin Angel
Discover the history of Cordelia Harvey, the "Wisconsin Angel."
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Belle Case La Follette

Discover the history of Belle Case La Follete, women's suffrage activist and wife of Bob La Follette.
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Aldo Leopold

Discover the history of ecologist and University of Wisconsin professor Aldo Leopold
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Chief Oshkosh

Discover the history of Oshkosh, chief of the Menominee Nation.
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Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Doctor Kate Pelham Newcomb, founder of the Million Penny Parade.
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Vel Phillips

Discover the story of Vel Phillips, the first African American woman to become a judge in Wisconsin.
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Margarethe Schurz

America's First Kindergarten Teacher
Discover the history of Margethe Schurz, who created the United States' first kindergarten.
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The Hodag

Learn the history of the Hodag, Rhinelander's mystical menace
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Beware the Tommyknockers!

Learn the history of the mythical tommyknockers
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Stephen Bonga - Voyageur of the Northwest

Learn more about the history of Stephen Bonga and the Fur Trade
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Paul Bunyan: Legend of the Northwoods

Discover the history of Paul Bunyan, the legendary lumberjack of the Northwoods!
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History Snapshots

Discover the people, places, and legends that made Wisconsin history!
Discover the people, places, and legends that made Wisconsin history!
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Teach Wisconsin Civics with "Voices and Votes"

Teach civics in your 4th or 5th grade classroom with "Voices and Votes" from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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