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      Book cover of "Continually Working" by Crystal Marie Moten. Red font on manilla background.

      Continually Working

      9780826505576
      Black Women, Community Intellectualism, and Economic Justice in Postwar Milwaukee.
      $34.95
      Cover of the book "Here on Lake Hallie" by Patti See with illustration of people around a campfire in winter.

      Here on Lake Hallie: In Praise of Barflies, Fix-It Guys, and Other Folks in Our Hometown

      9780870209918
      Essays on barflies, fix-it guys, and other eccentric small-town folks come together in a humorous and touching collection that shares the heart of a Midwestern lake community.
      $20.00
      The Farm on Badger Creek book cover featuring young girl holding a children on farm

      The Farm on Badger Creek: Memories of a Midwest Girlhood

      9780870209574
      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.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      $20.00
      Caroline Quarlls book cover with graphic of Caroline surrounded by blue and dark blue border

      Caroline Quarlls and the Underground Railroad

      9780870203886
      Paperback: $12.95
      120 pages, 43 photos, 6 maps, 7 x 9"
      ISBN: 9780870203886

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Book cover of Enslaved, Indentured, Free showing image of journal writing on top, with a middle section including a dark side silhouette of a woman and an orange background, and then the bottom displaying an illustration of the wilderness with a river and hills.

      Enslaved, Indentured, Free: Five Black Women on the Upper Mississippi, 1800-1850

      9780870209895
      Enslaved, Indentured, Free shines a light on five extraordinary Black women whose lives intersected in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, during seminal years of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      $24.95
      Somos Latinas

      Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists

      9780870208591
      Paperback, $24.95
      302 pages, 38 b&w photos, 6 x 9
      ISBN: 978-0-87020-859-1

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $24.95
      I Will Vote Mug seen from 3 angles allowing you to read, I WILL VOTE plus the black and white illustrated suffragist

      I Will Vote Mug

      10000376
      Get ready for voting-season and celebrate the centennial anniversary of women's rights to vote with this mug, exclusively from the Wisconsin Historical Society! The historical image is from a poster made from an engraving, circa 1910.
      $12.95 $6.48
      Frontside of the white crew cut t-shirt with black ribbing on the neck and sleeves. The black text "I Will Vote" is underneath a black and white engraving of a suffragist  in a Greek costume on a pedestal.

      I Will Vote Shirt

      10000359
      Get ready for voting season and celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote with our Society exclusive I Will Vote t-shirt!
      $24.95 $18.71
      Black tote bag with a black handle and white font that reads "Votes for Women"

      Votes for Women Tote Bag

      97214
      Celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women's suffrage with this unique tote bag.
      $29.95 $14.98
      Cover of Wisconsin Magazine of History Fall 2023 with concert photo of singer Al Jarreau signing under red lighting.

      Fall 2023 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

      1000000450
      In this Issue: Pressley School of Beauty Culture; Polish Identity in Milwaukee; Book Excerpt: "Never Givin' Up: The Life and Music of Al Jarreau"
      $10.00
      Front cover of the Wisconsin Magazine of History with black and white image of 1940's baseball player, Sophie Kurys, one foot on the base and poised to throw the baseball.

      Spring 2023 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

      1000000409
      In this Issue: The story of the All-American Girls Softball League; Raymond Hagen's memoir of growing up on Washington Island; The story of "Stambaugh's Treaty" between the Menomonee nation and the New York Indians, a group of seven Indian nations from New York who had been forced west; and a book excerpt from "Obreros Unidos: The Roots and Legacy of the Farmworkers Movement."
      $10.00
      Cover of the Summer 2019 edition of the Wisconsin Magazine of History with full page black and white photo of Theodora Winton Youmans dated circa 1915.

      Summer 2019 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

      14000002
      Winning Women's Suffrage. Lead Mining & Slavery. Book Excerpt: "Proxmire: Bulldog of the Senate." More!
      $10.00
      Cover of 2023 summer edition of the Wisconsin Magazine of History featuring a black and white photo of a woman waterskiing.

      Summer 2023 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

      1000000426
      In this Issue: The Women of Wisconsin Brewing; Tommy Bartlett's Water Ski Show; Door County and Migrant Labor; Book Excerpt: "Sand and Fire"
      $10.00
      Black and white photo taken inside a dairy barn. A musical group of young women wearing dresses play horns to an audience of feeding cows.

      Female Band Serenading Cows - 1930

      $15.50 and up. Prints can be selected in a range of sizes, from postcard to poster, in paper or canvas. Printed to order and shipped to you. Prices vary with print size and type. Find ordering instructions below.
      $15.50
      The box top of the Serenading the Cows puzzle with a black and white photo from 1930 showing a line of cows eating in a barn while a band of horn players "serenades" them.

      Serenading the Cows Puzzle | 300 Pieces

      10000606
      One of the most well-known photographs in the Society's Historic Image Collection is now a puzzle!
      $23.00
      Suffragette Puzzle 100 Pieces featuring many famous historical women figures.

      Votes for Women Puzzle | 100 Pieces

      10000371
      Colorful Votes for Women 100 piece puzzle features portraits of famous suffragettes. Large size pieces are easier to hold and manipulate. Educational and fun!
      $16.99 $12.74
      Votes for Women Buttons

      Votes for Women Button

      130000410
      Share in the centennial celebration of the ratification of the 19th Ammendment!
      $0.95 $0.24
      Women's Suffrage Magnets

      Women's Suffrage Magnets

      10000374
      The historical images is from the Society's historic image collection. Details, below!
      $7.95 $3.98
      Picture of 2019 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament

      2019 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament

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      In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied.
      $20.00
      Woman Suffrage Scarf - Silk

      Woman Suffrage - 100% Silk Scarf

      130000569
      Last one! This large, beautiful, silk scarf celebrating women's suffrage is available exclusively through the Wisconsin Historical Society.
      $149.95
      Dr. Kate book cover featuring image of Dr.Kate surrounded by pink and brown border

      Dr. Kate: Angel on Snowshoes

      9780870204210
      Paperback: $12.95
      104 pages, 56 b/w photos, 7 x 9"
      ISBN: 9780870204210

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Cover of the book "Letters from Clara" with photo of a woman on a camel with pyramids in the background.

      Letters from Clara: One Intrepid Woman's Travels on the Eve of War, 1936-1939

      9780870209871
      Relish the real-life, epic journey of intrepid Wisconsin voyageur, Clara Pagel, who ventured into the world just prior to the start of World War II, chronicling her travels and the state of the world—from bombings and earthquakes to Mussolini and Gandhi—in more than 100 letters to YWCA members back home.
      $22.95
      Picture of The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin

      The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin

      9780870206528
      Paperback: $16.95
      216 pages, 31 b&w photos, 2 maps
      ISBN: 9780870206528

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $16.95
      How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted

      How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted

      9780870208553
      Paperback: $22.95
      240 pages, 29 b&w and color photos, 5 ½ x 8 ½
      ISBN: 978-0-87020-855-3

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

      For Trade, Library, and Wholesale
      $22.95
      Mai Ya's Long Journey book cover featuring image of Mai surrounded by pink with green border

      Mai Ya's Long Journey

      9780870203657
      Mai Ya's Long Journey follows Mai Ya Xiong, a young Hmong woman, from her childhood in Thailand's Ban Vinai Refugee Camp to her current home in Wisconsin.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      My Life with the Green & Gold: Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting

      My Life with the Green & Gold: Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting

      9780870206191
      Paperback: $18.95
      240 p, 40 b&w photos
      ISBN: 9780870206191

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

      Ordering for retail, wholesale, school, library, or other tax-exempt organization?
      $18.95
      I Will Vote Key Chain

      I Will Vote Key Chain

      10000378
      Our I Will Vote key chain is an exclusive Society design. The historical image is from a poster made from an engraving, circa 1910.
      $9.95 $4.98
      Reproduction of painted portrait of Carrie Chapman. Black background.

      Women's Suffrage Posters

      130000470
      Carrie Chapman in stock only. Make a unique statement in your home with these Women's Suffrage posters & prints from historic images related to the women's suffrage.
      $18.00 $9.00
      Square pin with a white background, a black outline, and black text reading "Votes for Women"

      Votes for Women Lapel Pin

      M00241
      This pin celebrates the determination, hard work of the Suffragette movement to incur the right for women to vote.
      $5.69 $2.84
      Picture of Votes for Women Key Chain

      Votes for Women Key Chain

      M-00242
      Celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women's suffrage with the Votes for Women key Chain.
      $6.63 $3.32
      Suffrage Buttons

      Cast Your Vote Buttons

      10000379
      Turn heads at the polls with buttons that celebrate the democratic process.
      $1.95 $0.49
      Cover of children's book: Takoza: Walks with the Blue Moon Girl. A grandmother with basket of flowers stands with granddaughter.

      Takoza: Walks with the Blue Moon Girl

      90000481
      In this illustrated children’s story, the grandmother teaches her takoza (granddaughter) through stories while making star quilts and gardening.
      $11.95
      Belle and Bob book cover featuring image of Belle and Bob surrounded by light tan and red border

      Belle and Bob: Partners in Politics

      9780870204074
      Paperback: $12.95
      144 pages, 83 photos, 7 x 9"
      ISBN: 9780870204074

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Cindy Bentley book cover featuring image of Cindy surrounded by brown with blue border

      Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion

      9780870204562
      Paperback
      102 pages, 60 b/w photos and illus., 7 x 9"
      ISBN: 9780870204562

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Cordelia Harvey book cover featuring  image of Cordelia surrounded by pink and brown border

      Cordelia Harvey: Civil War Angel

      9780870204586
      Paperback: $12.95
      128 pages, 55 b/w photos and 7 maps, 7 x 9"
      ISBN: 9780870204586

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Electa Quinney book cover featuring image of Electa surrounded by brown and green border

      Electa Quinney: Stockbridge Teacher

      9780870206412
      Paperback: $12.95
      128 pages, 45 b&w photos and illus., 1 map
      ISBN:9780870206412

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom book cover featuring image of Fran and Frederick surrounded by green with yellow border

      Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom: Wildlife Conservation Pioneers

      9780870207327
      A Badger Biography
      Paperback: $12.95
      136 pages, 55 B&W photos
      ISBN:9780870207327

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Black cloth mask with white ties. The mask text is white and reads "I will vote"

      I Will Vote - Suffrage Centennial Face Mask

      10000391
      Custom Face Mask from the Wisconsin Historical Society. Fashion PPE with a voice.
      $19.95 $4.99
      Black cloth mask with white straps. One yellow and one blue diagonal slash each run across the mask behind the white text "Votes for Women"

      Votes for Women Face Mask

      130000583
      Stay safe and celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women's suffrage with our Votes For Women face mask.
      $19.95 $4.99
      Suffragist Votes For Women Mug

      Women's Suffrage Centennial Mug

      10000375
      Celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women's suffrage with our Suffrage Centennial mug featuring a graphic design inspired by an historic image from the Woman Suffrage Party. This item is a Society exlcusive!
      $12.95 $6.48
      Joyce Westerman book cover featuring image of Joyce surrounded by white with black border

      Joyce Westerman: Baseball Hero

      9780870204869
      A Badger Biography
      Paperback: $12.95
      120 pages, 64 b/w photos and 1 map, 7 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870204869

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      $12.95
      Juliette Kinzie book cover featuring illustration of Juliette surrounded by yellow with blue border

      Juliette Kinzie: Frontier Storyteller

      9780870207013
      Paperback: $12.95
      123 pages, 65 B&W images, 2 maps, 7x9
      ISBN: 9780870207013

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Love and Other Letters book cover featuring two black and white photographs of individuals and different handwritten letters

      Love and Other Letters

      9780615379692
      Nancy Oestreich Lurie found a shopping bag filled with letters from her mother's childhood, and they turned out to be historically enlightening and entertaining.

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      $14.95
      Picture of Mary Nohl: A Lifetime in Art

      Mary Nohl: A Lifetime in Art

      9780870205774
      Paperback: $12.95
      136 pages, 60 b/w photos, 20 image color gallery
      ISBN: 9780870205774

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Autobiography of Meta Berger book cover with image of Meta Berger amongst black background

      A Milwaukee Woman’s Life on the Left: The Autobiography of Meta Berger

      9780870203220
      Paperback: $15.95
      224 pages, 24 b & w photos an dillus, 6 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870203220

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $15.95
      Picture of Mountain Wolf Woman: A Ho-Chunk Girlhood

      Mountain Wolf Woman: A Ho-Chunk Girlhood

      9780870203817
      Paperback: $12.95
      88 pages, 55 photos and illus., 8 maps, 7 x 9"
      ISBN:9780870203817

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $12.95
      Picture of On a Clear Night - Essays from the Heartland

      On a Clear Night - Essays from the Heartland

      9780870208249
      Paperback: $20.00
      192 pages, 1 b&w photo, 5 ½ x 8 ½
      ISBN: 9780870208249

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $20.00
      On Wisconsin Women: Working for Their Rights from Settlement to Suffrage

      On Wisconsin Women: Working for Their Rights from Settlement to Suffrage

      9780299140045
      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.
      $26.95
      Return to Wake Robin Audio Book

      Return to Wake Robin | Audiobook

      9780870206559
      Audiobook: $34.95
      5 Disc CD format
      ISBN: 9780870206559

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $34.95
      Ship Captain’s Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

      Ship Captain’s Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

      9780870207303
      Paperback
      112 pages, 60 b&w photos, 5½ x 8½
      ISBN: 9780870207303

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $14.95
      Tending the Valley by Alice D’Alessio

      Tending the Valley: A Prairie Restoration Odyssey

      9780870209505
      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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      $15.95
      Thousand-Miler

      Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

      9780870207907
      Paperback: $20.00
      240 pages, 2 maps, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
      ISBN: 9780870207907

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $20.00
      Useful Work for Unskilled Women book cover with various women making handcrafts

      Useful Work for Unskilled Women: A Unique Milwaukee WPA Project

      9780938076186
      Mary Kellogg Rice describes a unique Milwaukee project in the post-Depression years which trained thousands of unskilled, uneducated women in the production of a variety of handicrafts.

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      $24.95
      Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams DVD

      Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams | DVD

      9780870207280
      Produced by Wisconsin Public Television
      Running time 60 minutes
      $19.95
      Women Remember the War book cover featuring a black and white photograph of two female soldiers.

      Women Remember the War, 1941-1945

      9780870202728
      Paperback: $15.95
      168 pages, 41 b&w photos, 6 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870202728

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $15.95
      Picture of Women's Wisconsin: From Native Matriarchies to the New Millenium

      Women's Wisconsin: From Native Matriarchies to the New Millenium

      9780870203619
      Paperback: $37.95
      512 pp, photos
      ISBN: 0870203619

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      $37.95
      Cover of the Summer 2020 edition of the Wisconsin Magazine of History with full page, black and white portrait of writer Zona Gale.

      Summer 2020 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

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      Zona Gale and the So-called School of Wisconsin Authors. Outside Artist Sid Boyum. Book Excerpt: "Hmong in Wisconsin." More!
      $10.00
      Cover of fall 2022 issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History with full page black and white photo of Helen Barnhill after 1988 election. A child is hugging her.

      Fall 2022 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

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      Two Trailblazing Black Women in the Republican Party. Wisconsin's "Plaster Doctor: Quack or Cure?" Book Excerpt: "Wisconsin Waters." More!
      $10.00
      Cover of winter edition of the Wisconsin Magazine of History with full page color photo of historic wooden Norwegian building with steep, shingled roof.

      Winter 2022 | Wisconsin Magazine of History

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      The Norway Building Finally Finds Home. Women's Agency and Divorce in Early Wisconsin. Book Excerpt: "Enslaved, Indentured, Free." More!
      $10.00