This collection includes numerous letters by Cordelia Harvey, the state sanitary agent. Harvey wrote about sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers, construction of army hospitals, and requests for aid. Another subcollection includes papers related to...
This collection includes seven works published by the University of Wisconsin that explore the history of women students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin System. They Came to Learn, They Came to Teach, They Came to Stay (1980) includes...
Women college students; Women college teachers; Women's studies
This site provides historical context for a wide variety of artifacts, often relating a specific story about how the artifact was used in daily life. Examples of clothing include wedding dress from 1887; a woman suffrage tunic (1916); prom dresses...
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League had teams based in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, and operated between 1943 and 1954. This collection includes oral history interviews (videos/transcripts) with women who played in the...
Women baseball players; World War, 1939-1945
United States -- Illinois; United States -- Indiana; United States -- Michigan; United States -- Wisconsin
The 1890 U.S. census indicates that 81% of Belgian Americans in Wisconsin lived in the northeastern counties of Brown, Kewaunee, and Door. This collection includes photographs, oral histories, immigration histories, and survey maps.
Belgian American women; Immigrant women; Vernacular architecture
This collection includes more than 2,000 articles of childrenâ€™s clothing from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Museum. Browse the collection by decade (then by gender and type of clothing).
Clothing and dress; Girls
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