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The Hello Girls Of WWI: Heroes On The Front Lines

Way before cell phones, there were these things called telephones. And in the early days, a telephone call required a ...

Wisconsin 101: Babcock Ice Cream Carton

When you see a carton of ice cream from Babcock Hall Dairy Plant, it’s not particularly flashy. It’s red, white, ...

For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

Milwaukee Meets The Beatles

On September 4, 1964, the Beatles played their only show in Wisconsin. Writer Dean Robbins tells us about the madness ...

The Legacy of Dr. James Cameron: Founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

In Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood, a museum is resurrecting. America’s Black Holocaust Museum was founded in 1988, closed in 2008, ...

Art Is Eye-opening Life Journey For Milwaukee Woman

Enter Milwaukee’s Lindsay Heights Neighborhood on the near north side and you’ll find abandoned houses, vacant lots and sometimes the ...

Milwaukee Musician Brings Wisconsin’s History To Life In Song

For more than 35 years David HB Drake has been traversing Wisconsin performing a vibrant musical history of our state ...

The Allure Of Forgotten Spaces

There’s something about forgotten spaces that have always interested Alicia Holliday. On a class trip at Beloit College, she discovered ...

One Man’s Love Affair With Ice Boating And Lake Mendota

Don Sanford feels a deep connection to water, from sailing to ice boating. His summers spent as a child on a ...

Visitors Take Self-Guided Tour Of Downtown La Crosse Using A Cell Phone

In La Crosse they call their downtown: “Historic Downtown.” But a new innovative and interactive tour asks whose history is being ...

Wisconsin Life #403: Adventure Awaits

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Steve Brown, a world champion curler ...

Frederick Jackson Turner And The History Of The American West

Perhaps no American historian stirs a more impassioned response than Frederick Jackson Turner. His ideas about the western frontier were ...

Synchronicity In Nature And Life

The Niagara Escarpment stretches from New York to Wisconsin and shapes the geological, environmental, and human history of all that ...