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"We Stand on their Shoulders": A History of Wisconsin Women and Voting

Feb 18 - Dec 31 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
New exhibit on women's history and voting rights in Wisconsin explored through new exhibit at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.
Author Appearance

How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted

Feb 19 :: Verona Public Library :: Verona
Join author Madeline Uraneck for a lively discussion of crossing cultural bridges and finding family.
Open House

Wisconsin Historical Museum Black History Month Open House

Feb 21 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
The Society will host a variety of programs and exhibits that highlight the history of African Americans.
Special Event

National History Day: Madison Regional

Feb 22 :: Pyle Center :: Madison
Middle school and high school history competition open to the public
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Risking Everything: The Story of Freedom Summer

Feb 22 :: Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library :: Marshfield
Michael Edmonds will discuss how America changed forever during the summer of 1964.

Wisconsin Historical Society Library Collections and Services

Feb 22 :: Livreise - Norwegian Heritage Center :: Stoughton
Learn how to use the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections and services to find out more about your ancestry.

The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Feb 22 :: Sheboygan County Historical Society :: Sheboygan
Take a march through suffrage history with the Wisconsin Historical Society's Collections Development Coordinator, Simone Munson.

Storytime at the Museum

Feb 27 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Join the Wisconsin Historical Museum for a series of free storytime events featuring books that celebrate diversity, friendship, and community.
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Dennis McCann discusses The Wisconsin Story: 150 People, Places, and Turning Points that Shaped the Badger State

Feb 27 :: Madison Public Library - Lakeview Branch :: Madison
Author Dennis McCann shares engaging vignettes about everything Wisconsin, from famous firsts and household names to unearthed nuggets of hidden history
Special Event

Bald Eagle Days

Feb 29 :: Villa Louis :: Prairie du Chien
Join Villa Louis and area attractions and businesses as they celebrate our national bird!