University of Wisconsin–Madison
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A Digital Museum Created By You

Wisconsin 101 is a statewide, collaborative project exploring Wisconsin’s diverse, interconnected histories through objects. Learn more.

Tell a Story

Propose an Object: Is there an object connected to WI history that you think someone who write a post about? Let us know!

Choose an Object: Interested in writing a post for us, but haven’t yet found the perfect object? Choose one from this list!

Respond to an Object: Ready to start writing? Find instructions and inspiration for your post.

In the World & On the Map

 

“Teaching first-year students Wisconsin history through and with objects allowed for a deep and collaborative investigation of location, identity, and primary source research.”

— Krista Grensavitch, Instructor, UW-Milwaukee

More teacher resources here.

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MUSEUM MINI TOURS

Find out a bit more about the docents’ favorite objects and download lesson plans for your favorite museums around the state. link