Jerry Apps

    Beloved Wisconsin author, historian and storyteller Jerry Apps has built a fruitful partnership with Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), sharing stories of rural life and lore in four popular films since 2012. Apps' heartwarming, relatable stories of childhood and rural upbringing appeal to farm and city kids alike.

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    WPT Documentaries

    Jerry Apps: One-Room School

    Jerry Apps shares vivid stories from his time as a student at Chain O'Lake School.

    Jerry Apps: One-Room School

    Video thumbnail: WPT Documentaries A Farm Winter with Jerry Apps

    WPT Documentaries

    A Farm Winter with Jerry Apps

    Jerry Apps remembers country winters spent on his family’s farm in Central Wisconsin.

    A Farm Winter with Jerry Apps

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    WPT Documentaries

    Jerry Apps: Never Curse the Rain

    Wisconsin author Jerry Apps shares his memories of water in rural life.

    Jerry Apps: Never Curse the Rain

    Video thumbnail: WPT Documentaries The Land with Jerry Apps

    WPT Documentaries

    The Land with Jerry Apps

    Jerry Apps shares his passion for conservation and local farming with his two grandsons.

    The Land with Jerry Apps

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    WPT Documentaries

    Jerry Apps: A Farm Story

    A portrait of Wisconsin farm life through the eyes of a boy growing up in Waushara County.

    Jerry Apps: A Farm Story