History Sandwiched In
History Sandwiched In is an informal brown bag lunch-and-lecture series held bimonthly at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Video appearing on PortalWisconsin.org is generously provided by Wisconsin Public Television.
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Madison: History of a Model City
Erika Janik, author of "Madison: History of a Model City," discusses how Madison transformed itself from the "center of the wilderness" to the "Laboratory of Democracy." Her presentation was a...
Run time: 49 min.
B is for Battle Cry: A Civil War Alphabet
Learn the ABCs of the Civil War with author Patricia Bauer and illustrator David Geister, presenting a costumed reading of Civil War-era Wisconsin newspapers and from their book, "B is...
Run time: 25 min.
Ten Chimneys: More Than a Great Museum
Kristine Weir-Martell, the Director of Programs at the Ten Chimneys Foundation, provides a glimpse into the lives and style of Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne at Ten Chimneys,...
Run time: 28 min.
The Wisconsin Immigrant Experience: A View from Language
Wisconsinites know and regularly celebrate the role of immigration in our state's history, and language is one of the most important things immigrants bring with them. UW-Madison Professor Joseph Salmons...
Run time: 1 hr. 2 min.
Frank Lloyd Wright: Designing an American Way of Living
Frank Lloyd Wright was committed to designing a house that reflected a uniquely American way of life. UW-Madison Professor Virginia Boyd identifies several ways he translated his abstract ideas about...
Run time: 39 mins.
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