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Stories from the Wreckage Exhibit

Apr 30 - Nov 9 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Through striking underwater photography, discover the hidden resources that are shaping our views of maritime history.
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Wisconsin Journey

Sep 4 - Oct 25 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Experience first-hand what life was like for a group of 19th-century Swedish immigrants
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Jerry Apps discusses The Civilian Conservation Corps in Wisconsin: Nature’s Army at Work

Oct 22 :: Sun Prairie Public Library :: Sun Prairie
Join Jerry Apps as he discusses his latest book, a comprehensive history of the CCC and its enduring legacy in the Badger State
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Badger Café - We've Been Here All Along: A Discussion with Dick Wagner on Wisconsin's Early Gay History

Oct 22 :: One Alumni Place :: Madison
The WAA's Badger Café series welcomes scholar and activist R. Richard Wagner, discussing his new book We've Been Here All Along

It's All Online! Or Is It? Online Genealogical Research

Oct 22 :: Verona Public Library :: Verona
Genealogy specialist Lori Bessler provides basic instructions to make your online research more successful and productive.
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Architectural Survey of Historic Sawyer County Resorts

Oct 24 :: Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library :: Hayward
The findings of this year long project will be discussed
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Walking Home Ground: In the Footsteps of Muir, Leopold, and Derleth

Oct 24 :: Waukesha Public Library :: Waukesha
Join author Robert Root as he shares stories from his journey to learn his new home ground by following the paths of Wisconsin's environmental giants.
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Book Launch - Dennis McCann discusses The Wisconsin Story: 150 People, Places, and Turning Points that Shaped the Badger State

Oct 24 :: Apostle Island Booksellers :: Bayfield
Author Dennis McCann shares engaging vignettes about everything Wisconsin, from famous firsts and household names to unearthed nuggets of hidden history
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Jerry Apps discusses Rural Wit and Humor

Oct 24 :: Emmanuel Lutheran Church :: Seymour
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling as author Jerry Apps highlights the lighter side of country life
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Oct 24 :: Waupaca Historical Society :: Waupaca
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.