Wisconsin Historical Society
Most widely held works about Wisconsin Historical Society
Most widely held works by Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin magazine of history ( Serial )
in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
The Wisconsin magazine of history ( Serial )
in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
American barn stories and other tales from the heartlands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Describes how old barns of the Midwest are part of American history and how this part of the nation's rural heritage is disappearing. Discusses the importance of preservation.
American journeys eyewitness accounts of early American exploration and settlement : a digital library and learning center ( Book )
in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"Contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later. Read the words of explorers, Indians, missionaries, traders and settlers as they lived through the founding moments of American history. View, search, print, or download more than 150 rare books, original manuscripts, and classic travel narratives from the library and archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society"--home page.
Wisconsin Vietnam War stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Dozens of veterans from all regions of Wisconsin share moving stories of triumph and loss in the field of duty, companionship in the ranks and the "welcome home" they never received.
Wisconsin WW II stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Presents stories of some of the over 300,000 veterans who returned to Wisconsin after World War II. In their own words, men and women share memories of their experiences in the various theaters of the war and speak of those who didn't come home, and some people who remained in Wisconsin tell what living and working on the homefront was like.
Wisconsin's Great Lakes shipwrecks ( )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
This Web site invites visitors to explore the fascinating shipwrecks that have been found at the bottom of Wisconsin's Great Lakes. Follow a chronicle of shipwreck exploration as underwater archaeologists examine the second-largest wooden vessel ever to sail the Great Lakes, check out the video collection, or purchase waterproof plastic site guides to 18 of Wisconsin's Lake Michigan and Lake Superior shipwrecks.
Wisconsin Korean War stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Veterans of the Korean War from Wisconsin share memories of their experiences in what is often referred to as the "forgotten war."
Fill'er up the glory days of Wisconsin gas stations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Through photographs, film and interviews this documentary looks at vintage gas stations as icons of architecture, economics and pop culture.
Safeguarding a public legacy" : report of the Library-Archives Study Committee, January, 2003 by Wisconsin Historical Society ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Dictionary of Wisconsin history ( Book )
in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"These names of hundreds of people, places, things and events occur in many writings about Wisconsin history. Each is briefly defined here, and a source in which it is used or explained is cited."
Roster by Wisconsin Council for Local History ( Serial )
in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Annual report by Wisconsin Historical Society ( Serial )
in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Wisconsin hometown stories. Janesville ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The story of social and political reform, dynamic business deveopment and the ground-breaking people of Janesville. Follow the evolution of Janesville from its early days as a growing community on the Rock River to the present.
When Wisconsin was New France ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Uses a collection of 17th century maps in an examination of the relationships between French voyageurs and Native Americans in Wisconsin. Describes the early French trade and religious missions, the Indian cultures that they encountered, the role of Jean Nicolet and of the Jesuit priests, the Metis, and how the maps illustrate the French influence in the area.
Wisconsin hometown stories. Green Bay ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"The story of one of the state's oldest cities. The story of "Wisconsin" begins here well before the first Europeans arrived at the mouth of the Fox River. Native Americans lived off the bounty of the land, woods and lake to be followed by waves of immigration, ever-adapting commercial enterprises, and the birth of a scrappy football team that has built a legend."--Package.
Index to Rock County, Wisconsin marriages, 1841-1907 by Judy Vezzetti ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Wisconsin pioneer experience a digital collection of original sources documenting 19th-century Wisconsin history ( Book )
in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"A digital collection of diaries, letters, reminiscences, speeches and other writings of people who settled and built Wisconsin during the 19th century."
Historic photos of Madison by Donald J Johnson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Wisconsin WW II stories. Part five, Legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Wisconsin World War II veterans remember the war years, the Wisconsin people who were lost, coming home and the adjustment to civilian life, changes in society, and working to build a future. Archival film footage showing end-of-war events and early post-war conditions is interspersed with the contemporary footage of comments from veterans. An honor roll of the names of the 8432 Wisconsin men and women who did not return from World War II follows the program.
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