"Barns of Wisconsin" captures both the iconic and the unique, including historic and noteworthy barns, and discusses the disappearance of barns from our landscape and preservation efforts to save these important symbols of American agriculture.
From origin stories to contemporary struggles over treaty rights and sovereignty issues, this best-seller is indispensable to anyone interested in the region’s history and its Native peoples. Lavishly illustrated.
Details: Author: John Odin Jensen Paperback 304 pages. 128 b&w and color photos and illustrations. 8 x 10" ISBN: 978-0-87020-902-4 Publication Date: May, 2019 Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Learn more about the history of Lake Mendota's shoreline and the people and place along it in this collection of stories, maps, newspaper articles, and other fully colored illustrations compiled by Donald P. Sanford. 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.
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!