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Midwestern History Association Conference in June: the response to the call-for-proposals for the Third Annual Midwestern History Association conference was overwhelming! From those proposals, 80 presentations have been selected for the final schedule, which can be found at the link below. Please spread word of the conference to your friends and colleagues and join us in Michigan on June 7.
CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: edited collection of essays on the intellectual history of the American Midwest.
Mapping Midwestern Minds: Essays on the Intellectual History of the Midwest
Deadline: July 1, 2017
Posted for Jon Lauck
The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to announce that the first batch of Wisconsin newspapers are now available on the Library of Congress historic newspaper site Chronicling America. Currently available is the Wood County Reporter of Grand Rapids, 1858-02-17 to 1890-03-13 with more of this title to come shortly.
Nestled between Dunning Street and Jackson Street on Atwood Avenue, right along the Capital City Trail in Madison, Wisconsin, sits a grinning larger-than-life mushroom and a bright blue and red dragon urn. The creator of this public art is Sid Boyum, artist and eccentric extraordinaire, whose public art has been delighting Madisonians since the 1960s. Sid was a prolific artist with works that extended far beyond his public art; he was undeniably creative with visionary and artistic friends.
The Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS), located in Madison, Wisconsin, is pleased to be a 2015 recipient of the National Digital Newspaper Program. This grant, awarded through by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides funding to states to digitize approximately 100,000 pages of microfilmed newspapers to be added to the Chronicling America website.
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