Today in History: Wisconsin

Apostle Islands, L[ake] S[uperior], Temple Gate
Today in History–May 29–the Library of Congress features Wisconsin, which became the 30th state in the Union on this day in 1848. Learn more about the “badger state” by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures about this midwestern state.

Wisconsin stories from America’s Library

Wisconsin primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910

More Wisconsin books & other texts

Wisconsin historical newspapers

Wisconsin maps

Wisconsin sheet music

On, Wisconsin! (song)

Wisconsin images

Wisconsin legislation

Wisconsin Guide to Law Online

More U.S. state primary source collections