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Book Uncovers Folk Artist’s Life & Driftless Area Watercolors
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Book Uncovers Folk Artist’s Life & Driftless Area Watercolors

The book features high-quality reproductions of twenty-two Seifert watercolors.

Gurda Paddles City History through a Watery Lens in his newest book, “Milwaukee: A City Built on Water”
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Gurda Paddles City History through a Watery Lens in his newest book, “Milwaukee: A City Built on Water”

Gurda explores the city's complicated relationship with its most precious resource.

Rebecca Comfort to Join the Wisconsin Historical Society as the American Indian Nation Liaison
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Rebecca Comfort to Join the Wisconsin Historical Society as the American Indian Nation Liaison

Prior to this, Comfort was the scholarship coordinator for the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation.

“Wisconsin Riffs” Compiles History of Our Jazz Musicians
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“Wisconsin Riffs” Compiles History of Our Jazz Musicians

This extensive, upbeat compilation of Wisconsin's jazz musicians features such iconic artists as Bunny Berigan, Woody Herman, Les Paul, and Al Jarreau as well as many other influential players, composers, and teachers.

“Wisconsin State Parks” Tours Our Unique Geologic Past
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“Wisconsin State Parks” Tours Our Unique Geologic Past

Author and science writer Scott Spoolman uses his accessible storytelling style to take readers through twenty-eight of Wisconsin's parks, forests, and natural areas.

Book Uncovers State’s ‘Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels’
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Book Uncovers State’s ‘Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels’

This collection of brief biographies illustrates the lives of unique, quirky, and inspiring individuals who influenced our history.

New Book Brings Fans Back to Milwaukee’s Legendary Ballpark, Borchert Field
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New Book Brings Fans Back to Milwaukee’s Legendary Ballpark, Borchert Field

"A magnificent job [of] recreating the baseball environment as it used to be, long before domed stadiums and luxury suites. For those of us who grew up in Milwaukee during those heady days, Borchert Field was our field of dreams." - Allan H. (Bud) Selig, Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball

Rediscover Turner’s Frontier Essays in Society Press Book
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Rediscover Turner’s Frontier Essays in Society Press Book

The book is illustrated with photos from Wisconsin Historical Society collections.

New Book Chronicles Frenchtown Lives & Folklore
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New Book Chronicles Frenchtown Lives & Folklore

Discover life on the Midwestern frontier in this rare collection of fur trading days history and folklore.

Books Shares Reports & Quips of a Small-Town Newsman
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Books Shares Reports & Quips of a Small-Town Newsman

Although Freeland Dexter wrote about Lone Rock, Wisconsin, the characters and situations are instantly recognizable to anyone familiar with small-town life.

“Hidden Thunder” Illuminates Ancient Rock Art History
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“Hidden Thunder” Illuminates Ancient Rock Art History

The voices of "Hidden Thunder" work together to strip the graffiti, misconception and mystery off the Midwest sandstone pictographs.

American Indian Memoir Mixes ‘Good Seeds’ with Good Stories for Great Food
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American Indian Memoir Mixes ‘Good Seeds’ with Good Stories for Great Food

In this new food memoir, Good Seeds, tribal member Thomas Pecore Weso takes readers on a cook's journey through the North Woods tribal lands.

Channel Public Broadcasting History in Milwaukee Aug. 18!
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Channel Public Broadcasting History in Milwaukee Aug. 18!

WPR's Kathleen Dunn Emcees Public Broadcasting History Book Talk Thursday!

New Book Dials In on Public Broadcasting History
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New Book Dials In on Public Broadcasting History

Peek behind the microphones of Wisconsin Public Radio in a new Wisconsin Historical Society Press book about the century-rich history of public broadcasting.