Wisconsin Historical Society

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Strengths:
Wisconsin history, genealogy, local history
Location:
816 State Street Madison, WI 53706
Email:
museum@wisconsinhistory.org
Phone:
+1-608-264-6555

Collections

Name Description
Freedom Summer Digital Collection Selected materials from more than 100 manuscript collections documenting the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964.
March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project Sound recordings, moving images, photographs, and manuscript materials related to the Civil Rights movement in Milwaukee.
Topics in Wisconsin History Articles related to selected topics in Wisconsin history.
Turning Points in Wisconsin History hundreds of authentic documents, pictures, and artifacts from Wisconsin's past -- creation stories, archaeological relics, reports by explorers, pictures of fur trade goods, memoirs by Indian elders, diaries of pioneer teenagers, paintings by immigrant artists, speeches of famous Wisconsin men and women, photos of historic places, and more.
Wisconsin Historical Images The Wisconsin Historical Society presents a collection of Wisconsin historical images from the 19th and 20th centuries. The images include photographs, paintings, and posters. Users may search the images by keyword or by category. The categories include children, crime, ethnic groups, health, immigration and emigration, war, women, rites and ceremonies, and Indians of North America.