Tag: photos

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 […] 

Tumblr top three: April/May 2014

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, in April and May. 3. Celebrating Syttende Mai Syttende Mai — the seventeenth of May — is the day Norway (and many people […] 

Tumblr top three: February/March 2014

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, in February and March. 3. A Wisconsin-born celebrity strikes a pose 2. Enjoying the ice in Milwaukee 1. A tough team from Wood […] 

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 three: November 2013

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of November. 3. Ojibwe basket collected in Wisconsin Dells November was Native American Heritage Month, so we used Tumblr to […]