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COLLECTING, PRESERVING

COLUMNSAND SHARING STORIES Since 1846
                               THE NEWSLETTER of the WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

IN THIS ISSUE                  “I Never Knew My Grandmother Had To Be So Brave”

 4 	 Fred Negus Collection     The Wisconsin Historical
                               Society Commemorates
                               1964’s Freedom Summer

5 	 Teaching History           In June of 1964, more than 1,000 volunteers headed south
                               as part of Freedom Summer, a campaign to register as
     With Food                 many African-American voters as possible in Mississippi...

2 	 Director’s Column                                                               Learn more on page 8
3 	 Member Story
6 	 State Register

     of Historic Places

7 	 Water-Themed Exhibit

     Brewing at Milwaukee
     Society’s Office

10 	 Inaugural President’s

     Council Dinner

11 	 On Our Bookshelf
12 	 9th Annual Local History

     and Preservation Council
     to be Held Oct. 9-10

13 	 Events Calendar

                               VOL. 36 NO. 3 ISSN 0196-1306 • AUGUST-OCTOBER 2015
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