Immigrating from Hungary to Langlade County at the turn of the 20th century, the Drab family’s journey was just one of thousands that have shaped Wisconsin history.
The Penguin Server, an aluminum household item produced in West Bend, Wisconsin, played a key role in facilitating the rise of suburban cocktail parties following World War II.
Young Edward Drab of Langlade County, Wisconsin, helps us remember what everyday life was like for a recruit in the New Deal’s Civilian Conservation Corps.
Kander was “the Jane Addams of Milwaukee”–a social reformer who wanted Jewish immigrants to Wisconsin to become more American.
From beaver trapping in the 1600s to fox farming in the 1930s, fashion has always ruled the fur industry.
In the 1800s, bottle manufacturers began automating the production process, leading to a long line of new bottle designs.
Operating from Racine, Wisconsin, Horlick’s Malted Milk Company transformed the dairy industry of the upper Midwest and sold its products all across the globe.
As Chicago’s population grew in the 1800s, more and more people traveled “up north” to Milwaukee for vacations, spurring the creation of nearby resort towns.
One of the first Mexican immigrant communities in Wisconsin reveals a story of becoming Mexican-American.
The Penguin Server, an aluminum household item produced in West Bend, Wisconsin, graced many patio and picnic tables as suburban households embraced outdoor grilling and recreation following World War II.
Lizzie Black Kander believed that future mothers could build moral character through cooking classes.
During Prohibition (1920-1933), the number of breweries in Milwaukee declined from over 100 to just nine. Those that survived, mostly did so by making soda.