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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.
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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.
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Oct 24 :: Waupaca Historical Society :: Waupaca
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.
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Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

Oct 24 :: Mount Horeb Public Library :: Mount Horeb
Hit the trail for a dramatic look at Wisconsin's geologic past with author Scott Spoolman.
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A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life through the Seasons

Oct 24 :: Richfield Fire Station #1 Community Room :: Richfield
Join author Kathleen Ernst as she shares stories from the immigrants who struggled to find their place and identity in Wisconsin.
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Walking Home Ground: In the Footsteps of Muir, Leopold, and Derleth

Oct 24 :: Waukesha Public Library :: Waukesha
Join author Robert Root as he shares stories from his journey to learn his new home ground by following the paths of Wisconsin's environmental giants.
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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.
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Nov 6 :: Friday Memorial Library :: New Richmond
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.
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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.