Extras

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1928 | Copper Falls

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1928 | Copper Falls

    Copper Falls State Park was formed when a dam threatened the falls' existence.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1928 | Copper Falls

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1913 | Tyomies Finnish Newspaper

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1913 | Tyomies Finnish Newspaper

    As the Finnish community in Wisconsin grew, so did their passion for local news.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1913 | Tyomies Finnish Newspaper

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1906 | Bayfield Fishing

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1906 | Bayfield Fishing

    Jim Erickson shares his family's history of fishing in Bayfield.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1906 | Bayfield Fishing

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1925 | Wisconsin State Reformatory

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1925 | Wisconsin State Reformatory

    Andrew Janssen, of Green Bay, shares his memories from the Wisconsin State Reformatory.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1925 | Wisconsin State Reformatory

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1971 | Columbia Savings and Loan

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1971 | Columbia Savings and Loan

    Columbia Savings & Loan, started by the Halyard family, invigorated a Milwaukee Community.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1971 | Columbia Savings and Loan

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1872 | Pinery Boy

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1872 | Pinery Boy

    Art Thieme's folk song, "Pinery Boy," describes the life and work of lumberers.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1872 | Pinery Boy

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1946 | Yawkee-Bissell Lumber

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1946 | Yawkee-Bissell Lumber

    In White Lake, the Yawkee-Bissell Lumber Company supplied flooring for many NBA courts.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1946 | Yawkee-Bissell Lumber

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1959 | Sturgeon Bay Cherries

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1959 | Sturgeon Bay Cherries

    Summer camps and cherry-picking combined, helping create the Door County we know today.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1959 | Sturgeon Bay Cherries

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1941 | Oshkosh All-Stars

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1941 | Oshkosh All-Stars

    Eunice Englund recalls the time her husband spent playing for the Oshkosh All-Stars.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1941 | Oshkosh All-Stars

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1864 | Civil War Hospital

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1864 | Civil War Hospital

    Cordelia Harvey, wife of the governor, petitioned Abraham Lincoln for a war hospital.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1864 | Civil War Hospital

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1894 | Free Traveling Library

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1894 | Free Traveling Library

    The first free traveling library in the nation brought literature to rural communities.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1894 | Free Traveling Library

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1892 | Charles K. Harris

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1892 | Charles K. Harris

    The story of Oconomowoc's Charles K. Harris, and his rise to fame as a writer & composer.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1892 | Charles K. Harris

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1848 | Underground Railroad

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1848 | Underground Railroad

    In a journal entry, Eliza Porter describes her role in the underground railroad.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1848 | Underground Railroad

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1966 | Migration and Music

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1966 | Migration and Music

    Chris Plata, of Columbus, speaks about the influence of music in his life.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1966 | Migration and Music

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1948 | Alice in Dairyland

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1948 | Alice in Dairyland

    Margaret McGuire speaks about her role as the very first Alice in Dairyland.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1948 | Alice in Dairyland

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1912 | TR Assassination Attempt

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1912 | TR Assassination Attempt

    In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt survived an assassination attempt in Milwaukee

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1912 | TR Assassination Attempt

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1890 | William Bradley

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1890 | William Bradley

    Learn about the foundation of Bradley Park, in Tomahawk, WI.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1890 | William Bradley

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1924 | Black River Falls

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1924 | Black River Falls

    A personal account of what cranberry harvests in Black River Falls were like.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1924 | Black River Falls

    Video thumbnail: WPT Archives: 1990s Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1864 | Dells Milling Co.

    WPT Archives: 1990s

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1864 | Dells Milling Co.

    Learn about Dells Milling Company, a 130-yr-old family business in Augusta, WI.

    Sesquicentennial Minutes: 1864 | Dells Milling Co.