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Browsing items in: Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives

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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 1, number 1, September 1917
    • The inaugural issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History covers many firsts and oldests in the state, including first scholar Increase Lapham, the first capitol, oldest church, and the first poets. A forest fire in northern Wisconsin, how bankers...
    • 1917-1918
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 1, number 2, December 1917
    • This issue explores several journeys to Wisconsin, including the memoirs of two Norwegian immigrants and a survey of 19th century white settlement.
    • 1917-1918
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 1, number 3, March 1918
    • This issue contains several historical documents, most notably the Chicago Treaty of 1833 that removed the Potawatomi from the area that would become Chicago. Other notable pieces include Cordelia Harvey’s recollections of meeting Abraham Lincoln...
    • 1917-1918
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 1, number 4, June 1918
    • This issue covers a wide range of historical events, from the Paul Revere print of the Boston Massacre and Wisconsin Civil War hero Elmer E. Ellsworth to how the Germans used the meteorological discoveries of Increase Lapham in their World War I...
    • 1917-1918
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 10, number 1, September 1926
    • This issue contains articles on the home of Civil War governor Louis P. Harvey, the development of the Swiss cheese industry, the invention of the twine binder, and an overview of early architects of Milwaukee.
    • 1926-1927
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 10, number 2, December 1926
    • This issue explores the development of three things in Wisconsin history: the free high school system, the telephone, and the agricultural cooperative.
    • 1926-1927
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 10, number 3, March 1927
    • This issue includes articles on the inventor of the twine binder, the springs of Lake Wingra, and Abraham Lincoln’s speech in Milwaukee in 1859.
    • 1926-1927
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 10, number 4, June 1927
    • This issue includes articles on Wisconsin’s first governor, the Bennett Law campaign, and lead region.
    • 1926-1927
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 11, number 1, September 1927
    • This issue includes articles on the Chicago fire, a detailed history of the 14th Wisconsin Infantry in the Civil War, and a notable firsthand account of railroad development in post-Civil War Wisconsin.
    • 1927-1928
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 11, number 2, December 1927
    • Notable articles in this issue include the letters of Susan Gratiot on the Wisconsin lead mining frontier and a detailed description of a trip by train from Milwaukee to St. Paul in 1855.
    • 1927-1928
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 11, number 3, March 1928
    • This issue includes the reflections of an abolitionist newspaper editor, the recollections of Republican politician Nils Pederson Haugen, and an overview of threshing and Norwegian agricultural practices.
    • 1927-1928
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 11, number 4, June 1928
    • Notable articles in this issue include a profile of Carl Schurz and the recollections of Republican politician Nils Pederson Haugen.
    • 1927-1928
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 12, number 1, September 1928
    • This issue includes articles on the Madeline Island town of La Pointe, Danish immigration to Wisconsin, and the continued recollections of Republican politician Nils Pederson Haugen.
    • 1928-1929
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 12, number 2, December 1928
    • Notable articles in this issue include an untangling of the story of explorer Jonathan Carver and the journal of William Rudolph Smith, who came to Wisconsin to negotiate a treaty with the Ojibwe.
    • 1928-1929
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 12, number 3, March 1929
    • Notable articles in this issue include a diary kept by German immigrant Carl Schurz during the German Revolution of 1848 and another installment of the memoirs of Republican politician Nils Pederson Haugen.
    • 1928-1929
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 12, number 4, June 1929
    • This issue includes an article on Carl Schurz, a genealogical history of the Lincoln and La Follette families, and an amusing autobiography of a settler in Lafayette County.
    • 1928-1929
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 13, number 1, September 1929
    • This issue contains the first of three very long essays by lumberman John E. Nelligan on his lumbering life in the Upper Midwest.
    • 1929-1930
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 13, number 2, December 1929
    • This issue contains articles on the first priests at Prairie du Chien, an exploration of German settlement in Wisconsin, and the second installment of lumberman John E. Nelligan’s autobiography.
    • 1929-1930
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 13, number 3. March 1930
    • This issue contains a reminiscence of early Milwaukee and the final installment of lumberman John E. Nelligan’s autobiography.
    • 1929-1930
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    • The Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 13, number 4, June 1930
    • Notable articles in this issue include an essay on a visit to John Muir’s family home and two articles on German-American writer Hans Buschbauer.
    • 1929-1930
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