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The frontside of a black crewcut t-shirt with a light blue illustration of a bubbler or drinking fountain with the text "It's a bubbler"

Bubbler T-Shirt

This t-shirt was inspired by the unique name Wisconsinites use for the machine that dispenses water in public places. A Society exclusive.
$19.95
It's  a Bubbler Water Bottle

Bubbler Water Bottle

The word "bubbler" is most frequently used in Wisconsin. Show off your Wisconsin pride as you stay hydrated with this unique water bottle.
$14.95
Stuffed Animal Badger Plush Toy with brown and white coloring. Black nose with claws.

Badger Plush Stuffed Animal

The perfect companion for any young Wisconsinite, this soft, cuddly Badger Plush stands about 11 inches tall and was designed exclusively for the Wisconsin Historical Society store.
$22.95
Pendarvis House Candle in Tin

Pendarvis House Candles (4 oz)

Candles Inspired by historic Pendarvis House, in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Three scents to choose from below!
$9.95 $4.98
Front of the dark green crewcut  t-shirt. Illustrates a yellow musky on the left next to yellow text saying "If it's Friday night, it's fish fry  in Wisconsin". In smaller text underneath "Choice of potato, coleslaw, rye bread"

Friday Night Fish Fry T-Shirt

Show off your love of the Friday Night Fish Fry with this unique Wisconsin t-shirt. A Society Exclusive.
$19.95
Picture of Old World Wisconsin Lavender Soap

Old World Wisconsin Lavender Soap

French-milled lavender soap. A favorite at the museum store at Old World Wisconsin. Wonderful fresh lavender scent. Buy more and save!
From $4.35
Wisconsin State Capitol model in white with black platform

Wisconsin State Capitol Miniature Model

Wisconsin State Capitol Miniature Over the past one hundred years, the Wisconsin State Capitol has dominated the Madison skyline and its civic life. This miniature is a perfect gift for collectors, architects, legislators, hobbyists, and all proud Wisconsinites!
$18.95
WHS Conservation Posters

Historic Conservation Posters

$15.50 and up. Seven colorful images in this historic collection dating to 1910. Prints can be selected in a range of sizes, from postcard to poster, in paper or canvas. Printed to order and shipped to you. Find ordering instructions below.
$15.50
Jim McKiernan Wisconsin Heroes Poster, depicting a medical worker holding a vial and a hazardous materials bag, behind whom are other essential workers. All of them are wearing masks.

Wisconsin Heroes | McKiernan

by Jim McKiernan | April 22, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

James McKiernan is a native of Madison Wisconsin. He learned to screen print in high school from Mr. Roy Liddicoat, and later studied art at UW Madison and Art Center College in Pasadena, California. He served as President and Creative Director of Studio M in Long Beach, CA and Instructor at Madison College. He continues his studies and is Vice President of the Polka! Press Cooperative in Madison.
$35.00 $17.50
Ashley Town's Keep Your Distance Poster, depicting bright blue and pink blocks that are inentionally spaced and the words Keep Your Distance

Keep Your Distance | Town

by Ashley Town | April 29, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Keep Your Distance is printed on an antique press at Bay View Printing Company, a 103 year old, female-owned business in Milwaukee. Prints are custom designed and printed by hand, one at a time, on an antique printing press – a process that takes time, attention to detail and meticulous care.
$35.00 $17.50
Jerry Jordan's Learn At Home Poster featuring a young black girl at a table full of books and computer looking engaged in her studies

Learn at Home | Jordan

by Jerry Jordan | May 6, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Jerry Jordan is part of a growing movement of painters that are reinterpreting classical painting into what they call contemporary realism. He counts such painters as John S. Sargent, Anders Zorn, William M. Chase and Joaquin Sorolla as major influences in his artistic growth. However it was the artist of the Harlem Renaissance that fueled his desire to pursue painting.
$35.00 $17.50
Yeonhee Cheong's Social Kindness Poster, depicting two people wearing masks facing each other with the words Social Kindness Protects Others & Yourself

Social Kindness | Cheong

by Yeonhee Cheong | May 13, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Yeonhee Cheong is a visual artist who studies the social language of women’s bodies and outfits. She is a lecturer at Design Studies department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Describing her poster, she reflected that "the war against COVID-19 virus has disrupted the conventional way of how we unite to fight. We should keep apart and protect selves from others, in order to protect others as well. Though against our natural instinct, this is the knowledgeable and effective way to win this war that everyone should follow."
$35.00 $17.50
A blue t-shirt with a cartoon brat sausage in a yellow spotlight says "Brats", underneath "Wisconsin's signature sausage!"

Brats T-Shirt (small & medium only)

Perfect for a summer cookout, Bratfest, or for working the grill, this shirt displays your love for brats. Order yours today! Details below.
$19.95 $9.98
Conserving Resources Poster by Colin Matthes, Stark decisive black and white lines with pops of color to highlight important resources, like tomatoes, create the dramatic affect of this poster.

Conserving Resources | Matthes

by Colin Matthes | May 27, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Colin Matthes (Milwaukee, WI) is an artist. He combines improvised utilitarian construction techniques with instructional drawing, spectacle, and civically minded projects that range from group knowledge archiving sessions to “eco” demolition derbies. He always shows the means of production - the process, the fingerprints, the screwups.
$35.00 $17.50
Assisting the Elderly Poster by Greg Biskakone Johnson, A poster reminiscent of WWII army styling it evokes a relateable feel revealing a can of food, that talks about taking care of our neighbors and our community in times of hardship.

Assisting the Elderly | Johnson

by Greg 'Biskakone' Johnson | June 3, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Greg 'Biskakone' Johnson is a member of the Lynx Clan and an enrolled member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. His home on the Lac du Flambeau reservation, established by the Treaty of 1854, is also known as Waaswaaganing, “the place of the torch.” Greg lives his life according to the four seasons, as did his ancestors. He harvests deer, fish, maple sugar, berries, wild rice, and wild plants. He is passionate about keeping the traditional ways alive, and he takes every opportunity to teach these ways to others.... (Continued below.)
$35.00 $17.50
Woman Suffrage Scarf - Silk

Woman Suffrage - 100% Silk Scarf

Last one! This large, beautiful, silk scarf celebrating women's suffrage is available exclusively through the Wisconsin Historical Society.
$149.95
To Each Their Strengths by Jolyn Sandford Poster, featuring an Asian woman handing food to a dark haired person, lots of blues, reminiscent of WWII Nursing Posters

Each to Their Strengths | Sandford

by Jolyn Sandford | June 10, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Jolyn Sandford is a Madison-based artist and software developer who seeks to celebrate the things she loves through illustration. With roots in the fine arts and computer science, she enjoys examining the intersection of art and tech....(Continued below.)
$35.00 $17.50
In this somewhat abstract interpretation, large colorful shapes comprised of people and different symbols. It reads 'We Get Through This Together' in teal ink on a white background at the bottom.

We Get Through This Together | Maryniak

by Emily Maryniak | June 17, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project

Emily Maryniak is currently a graphic designer at Distillery Design and Marketing Studio. She majored in Fine Arts, then taught preschool for many years at Preschool of the Arts in Madison. She has recently made a career change to graphic design. Emily has also been a longtime member of Polka! Press, a local printmaking studio.
$35.00 $17.50