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The Iron Brigade talk Aug. 10

Eric Schlehlein will talk about “Forged in Blood: How The Iron Brigade Earned Its Metallic Moniker” on Thurs., Aug. 10, from 6-7:30pm in the community room at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). This is … Continue reading

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Confederate flag controversy

Would you like to learn more about the controversy over the flag of the Confederacy? Andersen Library can help! Search Research@UWW to find books such as Colors and blood: Flag passions of the Confederate South, Confederate Symbols in the Contemporary … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Legacy and Lessons

The Spring 2014 Fairhaven Lecture Series theme is “The Legacy and Lessons of the Age of Lincoln.” These free lectures are weekly, on Mondays at 3pm, in the Fairhaven Retirement Community’s Fellowship Hall (435 W Starin Rd). Videos of the … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day Celebration

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Andersen Library has created a display highlighting the soldiers of the Civil War. The Civil War display was done in coordination with the Roberta Fiskum Art Gallery in the University Center. Another display featuring Library … Continue reading

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UWSAC MEETING

Special Collections hosted the annual UW-System Archives Council meeting on Thursday, Nov 10th, 2011.  The Wisconsin Historical Society is in the process of barcoding all their collections to make borrowing between the various Area Research Centers easier.   Two Civil War sites were discussed.  … Continue reading

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Civil War Songs & Letters @ Cultural Arts Center 9/8

Traditional folk artist Judy Cook will present “One Man’s Civil War”  at the Whitewater Art Alliance’s  Cultural Arts Center (402 W. Main St.) on Thurs., Sept. 8th, at 7pm. She will be reading from letters written by her ancestors to … Continue reading

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First shots fired: April 12, 1861

Quick! What happened 150 years ago today? At 4:30 a.m., to be precise? If you’ve looked at the display in the Andersen Library lobby, or if you know your history, you answered: the first shots of the American Civil War … Continue reading

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