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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 […]