In her first novel, Mary T. Carlson skillfully brings two multi-generational and seemingly disparate stories together by the book's end. One story begins with Cornish immigrants who come to southwestern Wisconsin to work in the lead mines during the early 19th Century. The other story begins with the bombing of England during World War II. Details below.
H.H. Bennett once said, "My energies for near a lifetime have been used almost entirely to win such prominence as I could in outdoor photography." Learn more that prominence in this H.H. Bennett biography by Sara Rath. Details below.
Wisconsin is known as the home of the Progressive party. But, in the words of a suffragist in 1912, "the last thing a man becomes progressive about is the activities of his wife." Learn more about women's rights to vote and the Wisconsin women who made it possible in this book by Genevieve G. McBride.