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Civil War letters of Francis Deleglise, Langlade County Historical Society

Francis Deleglise was a young man of 25, living in Appleton with his wife and children, when he enlisted in the Iron Brigade, Wisconsin’s most famous Civil War unit. The Iron Brigade fought in the […] 

Crandon High School Yearbooks, Crandon Public Library

“The Cardinal endeavors not only to record a year in our School’s history, but to serve as a stimulus for recollecting our thoughts in future years. This book is merely a printed symbol; the memories […] 

Senator William Proxmire Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society

When Senator William Proxmire retired in 1989 after 32 years in the U.S. Senate, he and his staff donated more than 200 boxes of office files to the Wisconsin Historical Society. The Society has now […] 

Jay “Ding” Darling Collection, Beloit College

This month we added the Jay “Ding” Darling Collection from the Beloit College Archives to our search engine. Jay Norwood Darling, better known as “Ding,” spent most of his career as an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines […] 

On the Road: Ashland and Three Lakes

Last week I spent two days in the far north for training visits with the Ashland Historical Society Museum and the Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes. I was excited to see several inches of […] 

Share your Wisconsin winter stories

All of us create Wisconsin through our contributions to this place and in knowing, remembering, and sharing our stories. We’ve teamed up with Wisconsin Life, an audio essay series on Wisconsin Public Radio that celebrates what […]