John D. Krugler brings to life the history of the dedicated corps who collected and preserved Wisconsin's diverse social heritage and fast-disappearing immigrant and migrant architecture in the largest outdoor museum of rural life in the United States.
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.
Fun to read and packed with information, Place Names of Wisconsin is a must-have for anyone interested in Wisconsin and Midwest history, language, geography, and culture—or anyone who simply wonders “why did they name it that?”
More than eighty selected texts include writings by Black Hawk, Mark Twain, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frank Lloyd Wright, Aldo Leopold, David Rhodes, explorers, scientists, historians, farmers, songwriters, journalists, and poets. Hardcover.
A must-have resource for anyone interested in Wisconsin's prehistoric and contemporary geography. This book will stand the test of time as a vital contribution to physical and cultural geographic study of the Badger state. 472 pages.