The first biography to chronicle the life and career of one of the most beloved musical artists to come out of Wisconsin. From his earliest days singing in the 1940s until his death in 2017, Jarreau defied categorization.
COMING SOON — An intimate and engaging Native food memoir. These stories from the author’s teen and tween years—some serious, some laugh-out-loud funny—will take readers from Catholic schoolyards to Native foot trails to bowling alleys. An intimate and engaging Native food memoir.
A first-hand narrative of the fight for farmworkers' rights from celebrated labor leader, Jesus Salas. Young leaders founded Obreros Unidos (Workers United) to fight for fairness and respect, and to provide services to migrant families.
The nation-to-nation treaties and other documents discussed here testify to the complexity and sovereignty of Indigenous governance then and now. This volume is a vital resource for historians and an accessible introduction to Indigenous treatymaking in Wisconsin.
Take a nostalgic ride around the fair with celebrated rural historian, Jerry Apps, as the former 4-H leader and fair judge showcases the history of Wisconsin county fairs (and the state fair) in this salute to one of the Midwest’s greatest summer traditions!
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!
Readers will find in these pages the biography of a bridge, a requiem for a union, odes to autumn and spring, a poem about aging, tales of two shipwrecks, a frank take on segregation, a visit to a junkyard, memories of the summer of ’68, and more.
Relish the real-life, epic journey of intrepid Wisconsin voyageur, Clara Pagel, who ventured into the world just prior to the start of World War II, chronicling her travels and the state of the world—from bombings and earthquakes to Mussolini and Gandhi—in more than 100 letters to YWCA members back home.
Examines the intense debate over the drafting and ratification of the first ten Amendments to the Constitution. A profoundly important documentary record of the effort to protect human rights during the Revolutionary War Era.
A seeds-to-supper guide for the whole family to learn together about gardening science and history and growing in different environments. Includes recipes and projects to make the most of these nature lessons!