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Lecture

Trends in American Quilting

Nov 4 :: Kiel Public Library :: Kiel
Learn why quilting became so popular in America with Leslie Bellais, former Curator of Social History at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Nov 6 :: Friday Memorial Library :: New Richmond
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.
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The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Nov 7 :: Attic Angel Retirement Community :: Middleton
Take a march through suffrage history with the Wisconsin Historical Society's Collections Development Coordinator, Simone Munson.
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The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree

Nov 7 :: Holiday Inn - Manitowoc :: Manitowoc
Curator Joe Kapler provides a history of the Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree produced by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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Researching Historic Buildings

Nov 9 :: Carter Memorial Library :: Omro
This presentation will help you prepare to research an individual historic building.
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Nov 9 :: Oshkosh Public Museum :: Oshkosh
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.
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When is Daddy Coming Home? An American Family During WWII

Nov 11 :: Stoney Creek Adult Community :: Muskego
Join author Richard Haney as he illuminates life on the home front in small-town America and describes how profoundly the war changed such communities
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The Making of Milwaukee

Nov 18 :: Mukwonago Community Library :: Mukwonago
Join historian John Gurda as he chronicles the development of the "human-scale metropolis" of Milwaukee.
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Posters as Propaganda: Selling WWI to America

Nov 18 :: UWM SCE Edith S. Hefter Conference Center :: Milwaukee
Emil Hoelter speaks about the Society’s WWI poster collection and how the posters were used as propaganda to aid the war effort during WWI.
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The Wisconsin Story: 150 People, Places, and Turning Points that Shaped the Badger State

Nov 18 :: Greendale Historic Hose Tower :: Greendale
Join author Dennis McCann for a series of engaging vignettes about everything Wisconsin.