Tag: Manitowoc

Stories about Submarines

Dana will be writing a series of dispatches from travels all over Wisconsin at cultural institutions, from libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and the memory organizations in-between. We have this rare opportunity thanks to our […] 

Ice cream parlors

This exhibit was created in collaboration with Emily Nelson, who completed her B.A. in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Spring 2015. Several necessary establishments occupied Wisconsin towns at the turn of the 20th […] 

Tumblr top ten of 2014

And now presenting the ten posts that inspired the most comments, likes and shares on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, in 2014. For more great images, see which Tumblr posts got the biggest buzz in […] 

McDonald’s in Wisconsin

Guest curator Nichole Fromm is a librarian who blogs about restaurants at Eating in Madison A to Z with her husband JM. She was also the proud recipient in 1986 of a Golden Arches Good […] 

Wisconsin department stores

Our guest curator for this exhibit is Michael Leannah, author of the new book Something for Everyone: Memories of Lauerman Brothers Department Store from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Leannah has had a long career in the […] 

Tumblr Top Three: April 2013

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of April. 3. and 2. Spencer Tracy in Manitowoc; Stacking hay in Waukesha County Two very different photographs tied for […]