Tag: music

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 three: August 2013

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of August. 3. An iconic State Fair treat 2. Early 20th century university women 1. Works from an early Wisconsin […] 

Welsh in Wisconsin

The earliest immigrants from Wales to Wisconsin arrived in 1840, with peak immigration between about 1850 and 1860. To see more photos and documents related to the history of Welsh immigrants in Wisconsin, try searching our […]