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Official Twitter feed for members of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Collecting, preserving and sharing stories for generations to come.
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Do you love to color? Do your kids love to color? Many of sites & museums have created coloring pages. Download your coloring pages today:
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Stock market crash of Oct. 1929 drastically curtailed economic growth throughout nation. Milwuakee was hit especially hard by depression. Between 1929 & 1933, city suffered 75% increase in unemployment. WHI Image 24514
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Journal Project with .
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 6
During 1880s, tobacco companies used trade cards to advertise their products along with stiffening boxes. Cards were powerful advertising method, combined with brand-marketing with popular, collectible images. WHI Images 2309, 9770 & 9807
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 5
Recognize Indigenous people 1st & foremost original stewards dedicated caring for environment & Native Nations & continue working protect land & resources. Thank you 12 contemporary Native Nations of Wis. WHI Image 123836
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 5
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Gabriella Rusk NBC15 Apr 5
Help collect history as it's happening. To learn more about the journaling project:
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morgan r. linzmeier Apr 5
a great project to document the present moment AND empower us all to process what’s happening around us through journaling. check it out! 👇🏻
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 5
Sign up TODAY & participate in COVID-19 Journal Project & then SHARE with us on social. 1. Download sign 2. Answer question 3. Snap photo of yourself with sign 4. Post photo to Facebook or Instagram 5. Tag & use
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 4
Legendary guitarist & electronics innovator Les Paul was born in 1915 in Waukesha. Les Paul Model became driving force behind sweeping change in popular music of late 20th century. WHI Image 41270
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 4
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 4
Do you have questions about your ancestors? Research your family history using our resources here at . Search over 3 million records. Learn more: WHI Image 52545
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Christian Schneider Apr 3
The effect of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic on Wisconsin elections, per
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 3
On this day in 1866, African Americans vote for 1st time in Wis., after Ezekiel Gillespie successfully sued for right to vote, important point in mid-19th century struggle of Milwaukee black citizens for suffrage. Learn more:
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 3
In 1910, Wausau citizens attended a mass meeting to learn about the importance of a strict quarantine to combat the spread of scarlet fever
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Meg Jones Apr 3
Wisconsin Historical Society wants residents to keep journals of how they're coping with coronavirus via
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 3
Your documentation of your experience during pandemic & quarantine that will allow to share history with future generations. WATCH & LEARN how you can participate in COVID-19 Journal Project.
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 2
COVID-19 is having major impact on all of our lives. THEN & NOW: Teachers adapting in crisis. Thank a teacher in your life. has several educational resources for teachers, students & parents. Learn more:
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WIHistoricalSociety Apr 2
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