Closed Dec 6: The Wisconsin Historical Society will be closing its historic sites in addition to the library and archives reading rooms at the Society's headquarters building on December 6th for an all-staff conference.

Richard L. Pifer | Wisconsin Historical Society


Richard L. Pifer

Speakers Bureau

Richard L. Pifer | Wisconsin Historical Society
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Rick Pifer

Richard L. Pifer, author of The Great War Comes to Wisconsin: Sacrifice, Patriotism, and Free Speech in a Time of Crisis, retired in 2015 from his position as Director of Reference and Public Services for the Wisconsin Historical Society's Library-Archives Division. He received a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His historical research was focused on homefront history in Wisconsin during the First and Second World Wars. Dr. Pifer is also the author of A City at War: Milwaukee Labor During World War II.


  • War History - World War I, World War II

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