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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

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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
Self-Made Woman: A Memoir

Self-Made Woman: A Memoir

Denise DuBois, born and raised in Wisconsin, shares her story of remaking herself and embracing the woman she is today. Details below.
$26.95
Ship Captain’s Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

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

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

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$14.95
Tending the Valley by Alice D’Alessio

Tending the Valley: A Prairie Restoration Odyssey

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
The Black Penguin book cover featuring image of a photographer taking a photo of two penguins

The Black Penguin

Andrew Evans, shares his story of rejection, exploration, self-realization along his journey to Antarctica. Details below.
$24.95
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

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.

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

The Great Peshtigo Fire: An Eyewitness Account, Second Edition

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

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The Land Still Lives

The Land Still Lives

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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
Thousand-Miler

Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

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

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

Useful Work for Unskilled Women: A Unique Milwaukee WPA Project

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

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

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

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$22.95
Cover of the Historic Preservation Edition of Wau-Bun showing an illustration of the original homestead and an embossed border design.

Wau-Bun: The Early Day in the Northwest | Historic Preservation Edition

Juliette Kinzie's book, first published in 1856, provides an early narrative for colonizers who felt that the native culture should be respected and protected. This hardcover edition shares the stories and interactions between her family and the Winnebago people.
$22.95

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