Author: Recollection WI

Tumblr top three: January 2014

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of January. 3. An icy playground on Lake Michigan 1. and 2. Milwaukeeans remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Two […] 

History of UW-Stout

A new digital collection from the University of Wisconsin-Stout Archives looks at more than a century of vocational education in northwest Wisconsin. In 1891, James Huff Stout, heir to the Knapp, Stout and Company lumber […] 

Lumber camp life

Logging has been a vital part of Wisconsin’s history since before statehood, and the life of the lumberjack remains a vivid element of Wisconsin folklore. Establishing a Logging Camp Most logging crews in Wisconsin operated […] 

Tumblr top ten of 2013

In 2013 we made 210 posts to our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo. Here are the ten posts that inspired the most comments, likes, and shares from our readers. These ten images are diverse, but they […] 

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