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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1958
(1958)

Wisconsin in 1958,   pp. [69]-[228] PDF (45.4 MB)


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222                  WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
the state challenging the industrial states in certain fields, yet main-
taining a strong agricultural standing.
  The century saw the distribution and gradual rebuilding of one of
the great forest regions of the country, the rise of the nation's great-
est dairying industry, the rise and decline of wheat and flour as a
product of the soil and industry, but the substitution of a great paper
industry.
   It saw Wisconsin rise as a symbol of effective and efficient govern-
ment, honesty in public life and a pioneer in legislation aimed at
improving the way of life of its people. Perhaps as important as
anything else, it laid the foundation for continued advancement by
a broad public educational system, vigorous attention to the develop-
ment of its future leaders and free opportunity for its economy to
expand and move in new and challenging directions.


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