Tag Archives: American history

New Stuff Tuesday – July 5, 2016

The Bingo Queens of Oneida How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin By Mike Hoeft E99.O45 H78 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Ever wonder how Native American communities and casinos came together in Wisconsin? This book shares the story … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – 23 September

Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing by Melissa Mohr PE3724.S85 M65 2013 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Monday was a tough day at work. I needed to understand a computer problem and, instead of either understanding or fixing the problem, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 15

Made in America: A Social History of American Culture & Character by Claude Fischer E169.1 .F538 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor Fischer, a sociology professor at UC-Berkeley, takes a look back throughout the history of our country to figure … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 16

Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward Kohn F128.47 .K76 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor After heading down to the city [Chicago] this weekend and having … Continue reading

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It’s Flag Day

In case you weren’t aware, June 14th is Flag Day in the United States. This date in June was probably chosen because on June 14th in 1777, the Continental Congress approved a resolution that established the U. S. flag’s design (“thirteen stripes of alternate red … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 21

Motoring: The Highway Experience in America By John Jakle & Keith Sculle GV1021 .J33 2008 New Book Island, 2nd floor With spring on the verge of breaking through, our minds instantly begin to think to summer. When you think of … Continue reading

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