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Playtimes of the Past

Apr 18 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum
Explore a different side of history in this drop-in spring break program. Discover toys and games from Wisconsin's past, enjoy a snack, and create...

National History Day State Event

May 3 :: Edgewood College
This event brings together the state finalists of the seven regional competitions for sixth- through 12th-grade students participating in National...

Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Farmscapes of Paul Seifert

Apr 8 - Aug 30 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum
German immigrant Paul Seifert came to Wisconsin and lived a varied and creative life on the edges of society but all the while deeply immersed...

Recorded Webinar: Brick Wall Genealogy

Apr 2 - Jun 1 :: Online Webinar
Everyone has a brick wall to break through in their genealogical research. Jim Hansen shows how to rethink your research and look in new places...

Recorded Webinar: Organizing and Analyzing

Mar 12 - Jun 1 :: Online Webinar
This webinar was first broadcast on Tuesday, March 11. If you missed the presentation, you now have the ability to register for access to the...

Genealogy and Technology

Apr 19 :: Memorial Library Room 231
Technology is changing the way genealogical research is done. There are so many new tools and options for managing your genealogical research,...

Genealogy Webinar: Family History Projects

Apr 21 :: Online Webinar
How do you share your research with the family? There are many types of projects that can help you share the family stories and your research...

'Banning DDT' Book Signing at Earth Day Conference in Madison

Apr 22 :: Monona Terrace
Author Bill Berry will sign copies of his book, "Banning DDT: How Citizen Activists in Wisconsin Led the Way," at the Wisconsin Historical Society...

'Created Equal: Slavery by Another Name'

Apr 22 :: Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium
This film features interviews with the descendants of victims and perpetrators of trumped-up crimes in the Deep South intended to create a captive...

'Wheel Fever' Book Talk in Janesville

Apr 23 :: The Armory Restaurant
Jesse Gant, co-author of the Wisconsin Historical Society Press book, "Wheel Fever: How Wisconsin Became a Great Bicycling State," headlines...
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