As Wisconsin governor from 1971 to 1977, Patrick J. Lucey pursued an ambitious progressive agenda, tempered by the concerns of a fiscal conservative and a pragmatic realist. His legacy continues to impact Wisconsin residents and communities. Details, below.
Told with a blend of scholarly research, interviews, and personal experience of the author, this latest addition to the popular "People of Wisconsin" series shares the Hmong’s varied stories of survival and hope as they have joined Wisconsin communities.
Coming Out, Moving Forward, the second volume in R. Richard Wagner’s groundbreaking work on gay history in Wisconsin, outlines the challenges that LGBT Wisconsinites faced in their efforts to right past oppressions and secure equality in the post-Stonewall period between 1969 and 2000. More details, below.
The first in a planned six-volume series examining the intense debate over the drafting and ratification of the first Ten Amendments to the Constitution. The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution series is a reference collection that aims to preserve the state-by-state debates about the ratification of the United States Constitution. Details below.
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.