Contribute an Object History

Junior historians, 1957.
Junior historians honored at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, 1957. Photograph courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society, Image ID 95986.

Do you have an interesting object that you think should be featured on Wisconsin 101? Do you have an engaging story about that object that needs to be shared with the rest of the state? This submission guide will help you on your way to creating a new object history for our online exhibit. Depending on your object and stories, a Wisconsin Public Radio producer may eventually work with you to create a segment for Wisconsin Life.

Contribute an Object History in Four Steps:
  1. Learn
  2. Choose
  3. Propose
  4. ResearchWrite, and Submit!

If at any point in the process you have questions, don’t hesitate to email us at: wi101@history.wisc.edu

Getting Started: Step 1. Learn—What is an Object History? >>>