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Questions to consider as you do research for your article:

Articles on places, institutions, organizations, etc.:

  1. When was this place, institution, organization, etc., founded?
  2. What individuals or groups created this place, institution, organization, etc.?
  3. What was the original purpose of this place, institution, organization, etc.?
  4. How did this thing evolve?

Sources to help you answer these questions:

See the course library guide for help finding books, articles, and primary sources.

  • Do strategic Google searches, by putting your topic name in quotation marks. Add other search terms, such as Wisconsin, as well.
  • Search Wisconsin newspapers.
  • Check out state, local, and regional history books from Cofrin library.
  • Check D2L for relevant articles from Voyageur magazine, posted in the Content section.