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Draper Manuscripts

Brief explanation of the importance of the manuscripts of Lyman Copeland Draper.
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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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Turning Points in Wisconsin History

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View original documents, lesson plans, classroom activities and background essays on key events in Wisconsin history.
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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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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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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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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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How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century: Education Resource for Grade Band 9-12

Poetry activities related to Wisconsin Historical Society Press book, "How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century" by Louis V. Clark III
How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century: Poetry Activities for 9th through 12th grade
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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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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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Civil War Primary Source Sets

Primary source collections curated by Wisconsin educators, complete with lesson plans for classroom use.
Primary source collections curated by Wisconsin educators, complete with lesson plans for classroom use.
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The Real Jean Nicolet

A Companion Piece to "The Misunderstood Mission of Jean Nicolet" by Patrick J. Jung
Educational companion piece for grades 3-5 myth-busting the story of Jean Nicolet

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