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      Picture of Monster Fire at Minong: Wisconsin’s Five Mile Tower Fire of 1977

      Monster Fire at Minong: Wisconsin’s Five Mile Tower Fire of 1977

      9780870204470
      Paperback: $14.95
      192 pages, 40 b/w photos, 3 maps, 6 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870204470

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $14.95
      Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

      Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

      9780870204913
      Return to Wake Robin; One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts
      by Marnie O. Mamminga

      In a series of evocative remembrances, Mamminga takes readers to Wake Robin, the cabin her grandparents built in 1929 on Big Spider Lake near Hayward—on land adjacent to Moody’s Camp—the cabin five generations of Mamminga’s family have returned to every summer since.

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      $22.95
      Limping Through Life: A Farm Boy’s Polio Memoir

      Limping Through Life: A Farm Boy’s Polio Memoir

      9780870205804
      Hardcover: $22.95
      248 pages, 48 b/w photos, 5 ½ x 8 ¼
      ISBN: 9780870205804

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $22.95
      Return to Wake Robin Audio Book

      Return to Wake Robin | Audiobook

      9780870206559
      Audiobook: $34.95
      5 Disc CD format
      ISBN: 9780870206559

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $34.95 $17.48
      Picture of The Great Peshtigo Fire: An Eyewitness Account, Second Edition

      The Great Peshtigo Fire: An Eyewitness Account, Second Edition

      9780870203107
      Paperback: $12.95
      64 pages, 8 illus., 2 maps, 8 b&w photos
      ISBN: 9780870203107

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Ship Captain’s Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

      Ship Captain’s Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

      9780870207303
      Paperback
      112 pages, 60 b&w photos, 5½ x 8½
      ISBN: 9780870207303

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $14.95
      Autobiography of Meta Berger book cover with image of Meta Berger amongst black background

      A Milwaukee Woman’s Life on the Left: The Autobiography of Meta Berger

      9780870203220
      Paperback: $15.95
      224 pages, 24 b & w photos an dillus, 6 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870203220

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $15.95
      How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century

      How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century

      9780870208157
      Warm, plainspoken, and wryly funny, Clark shares his own American Indian story, talking frankly about a culture’s struggle to maintain its heritage.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      $15.95
      Never Curse the Rain: A Farm Boy’s Reflection on Water

      Never Curse the Rain: A Farm Boy’s Reflection on Water

      9780870207945
      Hardcover: $22.95
      160 pages, 5 1/2 x 8
      ISBN: 9780870207945

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $22.95
      Thousand-Miler

      Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

      9780870207907
      Paperback: $20.00
      240 pages, 2 maps, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
      ISBN: 9780870207907

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $20.00
      Walking Home Ground: In the Footsteps of Muir, Leopold, and Derleth

      Walking Home Ground: In the Footsteps of Muir, Leopold, and Derleth

      9780870207860
      Paperback, $22.95
      224 pages, 10 color illus., 5 ½ x 8 ½
      ISBN: 9780870207860

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $22.95
      Danger, Man Working book cover featuring black and white image of man working on an automobile

      Danger, Man Working: Writing from the Heart, the Gut, and the Poison Ivy Patch

      9780870208409
      Paperback: $18.95
      288 pages, 5 ½ x 8 ½
      ISBN: 9780870208409

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $18.95
      Picture of Once a Professor: A Memoir of Teaching in Turbulent Times

      Once a Professor: A Memoir of Teaching in Turbulent Times

      9780870208577
      Hardcover: $22.95
      256 pages, 39 b&w photos, 5 ½ x 8 ½
      ISBN: 978-0-87020-857-7

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $22.95
      Living a Country Year: Wit and Wisdom from the Good Old Days

      Living a Country Year: Wit and Wisdom from the Good Old Days

      9780870208614
      Paperback: $15.95
      172 pages, 5 ½ x 8 ½
      ISBN: 978-0-87020-861-4

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $15.95
      The Land Still Lives

      The Land Still Lives

      9780870209062
      Details:
      Author: Jerry Apps
      Hardcover
      192 pages. 5.5 x 8.5"
      ISBN: 9780870209062
      Publication Date: Fall 2019
      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $25.00
      Picture of Ridge Stories: Herding Hens, Powdering Pigs, and Other Recollections from a Boyhood in the Driftless

      Ridge Stories: Herding Hens, Powdering Pigs, and Other Recollections from a Boyhood in the Driftless

      9780870209239
      Details:
      Author: Gary Jones
      Paperback
      208 pages. 5.5 x 8.5"
      ISBN: 9780870209239
      Publication Date: Fall 2019
      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $20.00
      Tending the Valley by Alice D’Alessio

      Tending the Valley: A Prairie Restoration Odyssey

      9780870209505
      On a gray and drizzly day in 1983, writer Alice D’Alessio and her math professor husband, Laird, made their way down a curving, tree-lined driveway on their way to a picnic. They were visiting 115 acres of land in Wisconsin’s unglaciated Driftless Area that Laird had inherited from his parents. Emerging from the trees, Alice had her first glimpse of the valley that would become a twenty-five-year labor of love for the couple. Details, below.

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      $15.95
      Modern Jungles book cover featuring bold yellow title and blue, purple, and green trees in background

      Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee's Childhood Story of Survival

      9780870209598
      After a difficult and perilous journey that neither of his parents survived, five-year-old Pao Lor reached the safety of Thailand, but the young refugee boy's challenges were only just beginning.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      $20.00
      The Farm on Badger Creek book cover featuring young girl holding a children on farm

      The Farm on Badger Creek: Memories of a Midwest Girlhood

      9780870209574
      Small town Wisconsin native Peggy Prilaman Marxen recounts her family's rural farming life and its evolution from her settler ancestors to the modern day.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      $20.00
      Joyworks cover featuring author Mike Cudahy dressed in red and white button down shirt with black jacket. In front of a sailboat on the dock.

      Joyworks: The Story of Marquette Electronics and Two Lucky Entrepreneurs

      9780938076179
      The story of how Michael Cudahy and his friend and partner Warren Cozzens created Marquette Electronics, one of the miracles of modern business.

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      $19.95
      Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods Cover featuring four different groups of Milwaukee folks.

      Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods

      9780692451892
      Based on the popular series of posters published by the City of Milwaukee in the 1980s, this book features both historical chronicles and contemporary portraits of 37 neighborhoods that emerged before World War II

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      $39.99
      Useful Work for Unskilled Women book cover with various women making handcrafts

      Useful Work for Unskilled Women: A Unique Milwaukee WPA Project

      9780938076186
      Mary Kellogg Rice describes a unique Milwaukee project in the post-Depression years which trained thousands of unskilled, uneducated women in the production of a variety of handicrafts.

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      $24.95
      Milwaukee at Mid-Century book coverfeaturing photograph of train and building in background

      Milwaukee at Mid-Century: The Photographs of Lyle Oberwise

      9780938076193
      Lyle Oberwise spent a period of nearly 50 years collecting 43,00 color slides depicting Milwaukee's architecture and people.

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      $39.95
      Love and Other Letters book cover featuring two black and white photographs of individuals and different handwritten letters

      Love and Other Letters

      9780615379692
      Nancy Oestreich Lurie found a shopping bag filled with letters from her mother's childhood, and they turned out to be historically enlightening and entertaining.

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      $14.95
      The Making of Milwaukee book cover featuring bold title and images of many different Milwaukee natives

      The Making of Milwaukee

      9780692138373
      Renowned historian John Gurda chronicles the development of a community whose past has produced one of the most livable big cities in America and, at the same time, created some daunting social and economic problems. Thoroughly illustrated. Fourth edition.

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      $35.00
      An Industrial Heritage book cover featuring black background and red industrial equipment

      An Industrial Heritage: Allis-Chalmers Corporation

      9780938076025
      Learn about the Allis-Chalmers' early history and the personalities that led the business through industrial, economic, and political cycles.
      $17.95
      Book cover of "Little Hawk and Lone Wolf" with an illustration of a forest scene with a river running through it. A boy and wolf are on the left bank of the river.

      Little Hawk and the Lone Wolf: A Memoir

      9781976600029
      Little Hawk shares his life journey—a story that is wise and irreverent, often funny, and deeply moving. Paperback edition.
      $20.00
      Book cover of "More than Words" by Jerry Apps with a photo of Mr. Apps sitting outside in a rocking chair on green grass with a building behind with brown wood siding.

      More Than Words: A Memoir of a Writing Life

      9780870209970
      Beginning with a boyhood surrounded by storytellers, Jerry Apps engages readers with stories about his path to becoming one of the Midwest’s best-known and most revered writers. A book for book lovers! Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press.
      $24.95
      At the top of the cover, in large white letters, "TOMMY" is written on a dark blue background. Below that, there is a photograph of Tommy G. Thompson at a podium giving the thumbs up gesture. Under the photograph, the subtitle "MY JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME" is written in white text. Below the subtitle, the author's names, "TOMMY G THOMPSON AND DOUG MOE" are written in red.

      Tommy: My Journey of a Lifetime

      9780299320805
      This autobiography of Tommy G. Thompson follows this politician's journey from his unprecedented four terms as Wisconsin governor to his time as a cabinet secretary under George W. Bush.
      $29.95 $14.98