Eugenics in Wisconsin Ep. 197

by | Dec 28, 2021

In this episode, I uncover Wisconsin’s leading role in the eugenics movement by exploring the “Wisconsin Home for the Feebleminded,” a correctional institution that I rode by on the school bus every day growing up.

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Show Notes:

Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled Historical Marker (hmdb.org)

WPT University Place: Eugenics in Wisconsin – YouTube

Southern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled – Asylum Projects

Wisconsin Eugenics (uvm.edu)

Northern Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Chippewa, Wisconsin,  Clark County, Wisconsin History & Genealogy (wiclarkcountyhistory.org)

Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 97, number 1, autumn 2013 – Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives – Wisconsin Historical Society Online Collections (wisconsinhistory.org)

Wisconsin magazine of history: Volume 97, number 1, autumn 2013 – Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives – Wisconsin Historical Society Online Collections (wisconsinhistory.org)

How & Why Big Oil Conquered The World : The Corbett Report

Who Is Bill Gates? : The Corbett Report

Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era: Leonard, Thomas C.: 9780691175867: Amazon.com: Books

About Patrick Macfarlane

Patrick MacFarlane is a Wisconsin attorney in private practice. He is the host of the Liberty Weekly Podcast at www.libertyweekly.net, where he covers libertarian legal theory, Austrian economics, history, and other libertarian topics. He may be reached at patrick.macfarlane@libertyweekly.net
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