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1930s Folklore Interviews Go Online

Read about thousands of interviews with small-town residents preserving folklore traditions that would otherwise die out. Includes link to interviews.
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Indian Language Manuscripts Guide

Follow links to documents by missionaries, traders, Indian agents, linguists and anthropologists which help preserve more than 20 endangered languages.
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American Indian Language Materials

Follow online links to rare American Indian language primary documents, including early dictionaries, textbooks, spelling books and firsthand accounts.
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About the Freedom Summer Project Manuscripts

The Society owns one of the nation's richest collections of Civil Rights movement records, including more than 100 manuscript collections on Freedom Summer
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Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968

A Traveling Display
Crossing the Line examines the practices and prejudices that led to segregation in Milwaukee and chronicles the fair housing movement.
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Society Honors Centennial of the Wisconsin Capitol

Information and resources on the Centennial of the Wisconsin Capitol in 2017
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Paul's Test Article

A page to test html functionality
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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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We Will Always Be Here: Wisconsin's LGBTQ+ Historymakers

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Meet some of our LGBTQ+ visionaries, changemakers, and storytellers, get inspired, and share your story.
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Wisconsin for Kennedy

The Primary That Launched a President and Changed the Course of History
Uncover JFK's 1960 Wisconsin primary win in "Wisconsin for Kennedy" by B.J. Hollars. A riveting tale of political intrigue and grassroots triumph.
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Wisconsin Photographers Index 1840-1976

Information on over 7,000 photographers who were active in Wisconsin from about 1840 to 1976.
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Key Documents from the 1964 Freedom Summer Project

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic
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Timeline for the 1964 Freedom Summer Project

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents
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Discover Who Participated in the Freedom Summer Project

Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.
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Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.

Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the spring hunt.

WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924
Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.

Star Lake

Date: 1900
Description: Star Lake, Arbor Vitae Township, with the railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway on right and lake on the left.
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Thomas Blake

Celebrating Wisconsin Visionaries, Changemakers, and Storytellers
Thomas Blake, Celebrating Wisconsin Visionaries, Changemakers, and Storytellers

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