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Rebel Poet: More Stories from a 21st Century Indian

Jun 13 :: Marquette Town Hall :: Village of Marquette
Oneida author and storyteller Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes) seamlessly blends poetry and prose to share his own American Indian story.
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Preserving Family Treasures

Jun 25 :: Frank L Weyenberg Library :: Mequon
Learn practical and inexpensive ways to preserve family treasures and when and where to find a conservator to help.
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Carrie Catt, Belle La Follette, and How the Great Battle for Woman Suffrage was Won

Jun 25 :: Deerfield Public Library :: Deerfield
Dr. Bob Kann will share amazing stories of the courage, perseverance, and political savvy which enabled women to successfully agitate to win the vote.
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Writing A Biographical Sketch

Jun 27 :: Milwaukee Central Library Community Room 1 :: Milwaukee
genealogy
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So We Won the Vote, Then What?

Jul 20 :: Deerfield Public Library :: Deerfield
Jenny Kalvaitis will discuss the suffrage fight and the victory as well as the fact that enfranchisement did not change everything women wanted.
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Odd Wisconsin: True Tales and Folklore from the Badger State

Aug 3 :: Deerfield Public Library :: Deerfield
Join author Michael Edmonds for a look at colorful Wisconsin characters from real life and folk tales.
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One Room Schools: Stories from the Days of 1 Room, 1 Teacher, 8 Grades

Aug 13 :: Holly History & Genealogy Center :: Waupaca
Join author Susan Apps-Bodilly as she chronicles life in Wisconsin's early country schools.
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One Room Schools: Stories from the Days of 1 Room, 1 Teacher, 8 Grades

Aug 16 :: Oak Creek Historical Society Museum :: Oak Creek
Join author Susan Apps-Bodilly as she chronicles life in Wisconsin's early country schools.
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Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

Aug 26 :: Sun Prarie Public Library :: Sun Prairie
Join Northwoods vacationer Marnie Mamminga on a trip through a 5-generations-tradition of visits to her family's cabin, Wake Robin.
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When is Daddy Coming Home? An American Family During WWII

Sep 3 :: Unity School :: Balsam Lake
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