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Lecture

Flapper Fashion

Oct 20 :: Platteville Public Library :: Platteville
Leslie Bellais will put the flapper in context of fashion history and illustrate how the flapper style dramatically changed women's clothing.
Lecture

It's All Online! Or Is It? Online Genealogical Research

Oct 22 :: Verona Public Library :: Verona
Genealogy specialist Lori Bessler provides basic instructions to make your online research more successful and productive.
Special Event

Architectural Survey of Historic Sawyer County Resorts

Oct 24 :: Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library :: Hayward
The findings of this year long project will be discussed
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Trends in American Quilting

Nov 4 :: Kiel Public Library :: Kiel
Learn why quilting became so popular in America with Leslie Bellais, former Curator of Social History at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Lecture

The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Nov 7 :: Attic Angel Retirement Community :: Middleton
Take a march through suffrage history with the Wisconsin Historical Society's Collections Development Coordinator, Simone Munson.
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The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree

Nov 7 :: Holiday Inn - Manitowoc :: Manitowoc
Curator Joe Kapler provides a history of the Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree produced by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Lecture

Researching Historic Buildings

Nov 9 :: Carter Memorial Library :: Omro
This presentation will help you prepare to research an individual historic building.
Lecture

Posters as Propaganda: Selling WWI to America

Nov 18 :: UWM SCE Edith S. Hefter Conference Center :: Milwaukee
Emil Hoelter speaks about the Society’s WWI poster collection and how the posters were used as propaganda to aid the war effort during WWI.
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The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree

Dec 2 :: Kiel Public Library :: Kiel
Curator Joe Kapler provides a history of the Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree produced by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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Caring for Family Papers

Dec 2 :: St. Mark Lutheran Church :: Janesville
Join Cataloger Alison Bridger to learn what family documents are worth keeping and how best to organize and store them for future generations.