History Sandwiched In

    University Place lecture series.

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    Voices from the Heart of the Land

    The experiences of growing up around Arena township in southern Wisconsin.

    Voices from the Heart of the Land

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    If Trees Could Talk

    Join R. Bruce Allison to imagine what they would say, if trees could talk.

    If Trees Could Talk

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    American Women in Environmental History

    Join Nancy C. Unger for a look at women environmental activists in American history.

    American Women in Environmental History

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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

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    Milwaukee's First Mexican Community

    Sergio González shares the history of the Mexican community in Milwaukee in the 1920s.

    Milwaukee's First Mexican Community

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    Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom

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

    Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom

    Video thumbnail: University Place Collecting Civil Rights Manuscripts During the 1960's

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    Collecting Civil Rights Manuscripts During the 1960's

    Michael Edmonds explores the civil rights movement archives in Wisconsin.

    Collecting Civil Rights Manuscripts During the 1960's

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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 Lizzie Kander and Her Cookbook

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    Lizzie Kander and Her Cookbook

    Stories about Lizzie Kander, Milwaukee's early 20th century culinary wonder.

    Lizzie Kander and Her Cookbook

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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 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

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Walleye War and Its Aftermath

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    The Walleye War and Its Aftermath

    Larry Nesper discusses the conflicts that broke out over Ojibwe spearfishing in the 1980s.

    The Walleye War and Its Aftermath

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    German Immigrants and WWI

    Stephanie Golightly Lowden explores the anti-German attitudes prevalent during World War I

    German Immigrants and WWI

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    Making Fast Food

    Explore America's infatuation with fast foods.

    Making Fast Food

    Video thumbnail: University Place Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day

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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 Romantic Geography

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    Romantic Geography

    Yi-Fu Tuan explores the relationship of geography to human nature.

    Romantic Geography

    Video thumbnail: University Place Old Maps, New Stories

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    Old Maps, New Stories

    Susan Krueger discusses the histories of the maps at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

    Old Maps, New Stories

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    Wisconsin Ice Cream Production

    Learn about Wisconsin ice cream production at Babcock Hall.

    Wisconsin Ice Cream Production

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    Ship Captain’s Daughter

    Ann Lewis reflects on growing up in the family of a Great Lakes shipping captain.

    Ship Captain’s Daughter

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    A Social History of Lake Mendota

    Don Sanford provides a history of how people have used and enjoyed Madison’s Lake Mendota.

    A Social History of Lake Mendota

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    The Geologic Story of Four Lakes

    Learn the history of four of Wisconsin’s lakes with David Mickelson.

    The Geologic Story of Four Lakes

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    Father Groppi, Civil Rights Leader

    The story of civil rights leader, Father Groppi, shared by author Stuart Stotts.

    Father Groppi, Civil Rights Leader

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    Wisconsin English Words

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

    Wisconsin English Words

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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