History Sandwiched In

    University Place lecture series.

    Video thumbnail: University Place A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990

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    A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990

    Leslie Bellais explores the trends in courtship and marriage traditions.

    A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990

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    Red Bikes, Green Transportation

    Martha Laugen discusses the history of bike sharing in Madison and surrounding cities.

    Red Bikes, Green Transportation

    Video thumbnail: University Place Pinery Boys: Lumberjack Songs of the Upper Midwest

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    Pinery Boys: Lumberjack Songs of the Upper Midwest

    James Leary recounts the story of Franz Rickaby and shares songs from the lumberjack era.

    Pinery Boys: Lumberjack Songs of the Upper Midwest

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    Reforming The Presidential Election Process

    David Canon speaks on reforming the nation's president nomination and election process.

    Reforming The Presidential Election Process

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

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    The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

    Jim Draeger and Mark Speltz speak about gas stations.

    The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

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    The Laboratory of Democracy

    Delve into state government reform in the early 19th century with Jonathan Kasparek.

    The Laboratory of Democracy

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    Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects

    Thomas Broman and Sergio González introduce an interactive public history project.

    Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects

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    The Legacy of Ice-Age Winds, Forest and Prairie

    Joseph Mason explores the terrain of south central Wisconsin, as recorded by John Muir.

    The Legacy of Ice-Age Winds, Forest and Prairie

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    Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom

    Susan Tupper describes the work of wildlife conservationists Fran and Fredrick Hamerstrom.

    Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom

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    One Small Farm

    Craig Schreiner explores the small farm way of life through the lens of his camera.

    One Small Farm

    Video thumbnail: University Place Life, Death, and Archaeology at Fort Blue Mounds

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    Life, Death, and Archaeology at Fort Blue Mounds

    Robert Birmingham unearths stories from Fort Blue Mounds.

    Life, Death, and Archaeology at Fort Blue Mounds

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    What's the Big Idea?

    Peek into the WI Historical Museum's upcoming exhibit with curators Kapler and Driscoll.

    What's the Big Idea?

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Mississippi River in the Civil War

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    The Mississippi River in the Civil War

    Join Hank Whipple for a look at the role the Mississippi River played in the Civil War.

    The Mississippi River in the Civil War

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    Wisconsin English Words

    Wisconsin words and how various ethnic and cultural groups have influenced our speech.

    Wisconsin English Words

    Video thumbnail: University Place Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

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    Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

    Melanie Radzicki McManus recounts her 1,100 mile hike on the Ice Age Trail.

    Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

    Video thumbnail: University Place Ole Evinrude and His Outboard Motor

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    Ole Evinrude and His Outboard Motor

    Bob Jacobson shares the story of Ole Evinrude’s invention of the outboard motor.

    Ole Evinrude and His Outboard Motor

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    Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day

    Bill Christofferson discusses Gaylord Nelson: Governor, U.S. Senator and environmentalist.

    Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day

    Video thumbnail: University Place Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South

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    Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South

    Mark Speltz shares photos of unrest in northern cities during the 1960s Civil Rights era.

    Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South

    Video thumbnail: University Place A Relic from Lincoln's Deathbed?

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    A Relic from Lincoln's Deathbed?

    Leslie Bellais examines a bedspread alleged to have been on Abraham Lincoln’s deathbed.

    A Relic from Lincoln's Deathbed?

    Video thumbnail: University Place Aldo Leopold and Climate Change

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    Aldo Leopold and Climate Change

    The consequences of a warmer climate for wildlife in Wisconsin

    Aldo Leopold and Climate Change

    Video thumbnail: University Place Stories from the Capitol: Building the Monument

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    Stories from the Capitol: Building the Monument

    Michael Edmonds shares the history of the Wisconsin State Capitol buildings.

    Stories from the Capitol: Building the Monument

    Video thumbnail: University Place J.R.R. Tolkien in Wisconsin

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    J.R.R. Tolkien in Wisconsin

    William Fliss explains how Marquette University acquired J.R.R. Tolkien’s manuscripts.

    J.R.R. Tolkien in Wisconsin

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    Wisconsin and the Shaping of American Law

    Joseph A. Ranney examines the influences that have shaped Wisconsin’s laws.

    Wisconsin and the Shaping of American Law

    Video thumbnail: University Place Mexican Migrant Workers in Mid-Century Wisconsin

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    Mexican Migrant Workers in Mid-Century Wisconsin

    Sergio González discusses the Mexicans and Mexican Americans recruited to work in Wisconsi

    Mexican Migrant Workers in Mid-Century Wisconsin