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The Birdman of KoshKonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien

The Birdman of Koshkonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien

Learn about Thure Kumlien, one of Wisconsin's earliest naturalists, and his remarkable achievements working with bird specimens on the shore of Lake Koshkonong in the mid-1800's. Details below.

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Dead Lines: Slices of Life from the Obit Beat

Dead Lines: Slices of Life from the Obit Beat

Discover the extraordinary among the ordinary in this collection of feature obituaries and related news stories from longtime Wisconsin State Journal reporter George Hesselberg.

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Constitution by the States: Cumulative Indexes

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Cumulative Name Index, Volume 35

This two-volume cumulative index (volumes 35 and 36 sold separately) is a portal through which the magnificent eighteenth-century debate over the ratification of the Constitution can be more readily perceived and appreciated.


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Constitution by the States: Cumulative Indexes

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Cumulative Subject Index, Volume 36

This two-volume cumulative index (volumes 35 and 36 sold separately) is a portal through which the magnificent eighteenth-century debate over the ratification of the Constitution can be more readily perceived and appreciated.


Published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press


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Document History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Bill of Rights, Book 2

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, Volume 37 – Bill of Rights, Book 2

The second in a planned six-volume series examining 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.

Coming Soon! Expected release in fall of 2021.

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$95.00
The Farm on Badger Creek: Memories of a Midwest Girlhood

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.

Coming Soon! Expected Release in October, 2021.

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Picture of The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea

The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea

Based on a true story of the dramatic rescue of young Lester Smith and his family after a violent storm hits their town of Port Washington on the shores of Lake Michigan. Beautifully illustrated and wonderfully written.

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$17.95
Hope is the Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic

Hope is the Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic

In one hundred essays and poems, Wisconsinites reflect on "hope" in the era of COVID-19 and illustrate that hope can come in many forms: a dad dance, a birth plan, an unblemished banana, a visit from a neighborhood dog, the revival of an old tradition, and more.

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Make Way for Liberty - book cover

Make Way for Liberty: Wisconsin African Americans in the Civil War


Hundreds of African American soldiers and regimental employees represented Wisconsin in the Civil War, and many of them lived in the state either before or after the conflict. And yet, if these individuals are mentioned at all in histories of the state, it is with a sentence or two about their small numbers.... Full details below.

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

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

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. Details below.

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The Old Timer Says: A Writing Journal

The Old Timer Says: A Writing Journal


Everyone has a story to tell. In The Old Timer Says, Jerry Apps provides the space and inspiration to capture their own stories. Lined journal pages with prompts to get the ideas flowing. Full details below.

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The Sower and the Seer

The Sower and the Seer: Perspectives on the Intellectual History of the American Midwest

The Midwestern landscape has given rise to significant visionaries whose extraordinary intellectualism has contributed to forming an American Identity. This book, featuring a collection of essays, examines individuals whose stories together establish the history of the American Midwest.

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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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We Will Always Be Here: A Guide to Exploring and Understanding the History of LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin

We Will Always Be Here: A Guide to Exploring and Understanding the History of LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin

Explore Wisconsin's history of LGBTQ+ Activism with a rich collection of examples of individuals across a wide spectrum of identities who have helped to empower others to make a positive change in the world. Details below.

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When White Pine was King by Jerry Apps

When the White Pine was King: A History of Lumberjacks, Log Drives, and Sawdust Cities in Wisconsin

When the White Pine Was King tells the stories of the heyday of logging, of lumberjacks and camp cooks, of river drives and deadly log jams, of sawmills and lumber towns and the echo of the ax ringing through the Northwoods as yet another white pine crashed to the ground. Full details below.

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$22.95

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