Wisconsin's Own: Twenty Remarkable Homes tells the story of the people who built some of Wisconsin's most notable historic homes, as well as the considerable contribution those historic homes have made to American residential architecture. This stunning book is filled with questions often asked about notable historic homes. These homes are repre..
Always a Badger: The Pat Richter Story, by Vince Sweeney, is a biography of Pat Richter, the primary architect of the rise of the University of Wisconsin athletic program over the last 15 years. All-American tight end . . . Basketball and baseball star . . . Winner of Rose Bowl glory. Pat Richterís record as a University of Wisconsin-Madison athl..
This Wicked Rebellion- Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home is a book recounting the stories of the men and women from Wisconsin who took part in the War for the Union. Over 150 years after it began, the Civil War still fascinates the American public. Editor John Zimm draws from over 11,000 letters in the Wisconsin Historical Society's Civil War..
Famous Wisconsin Inventors and Entrepreneurs by Marv Balousek features thirty profiles plus listings of nearly fifty other inventors and entrepreneurs. From John Appleby's twin binder to Seymour Cray's super-computer, Wisconsin has provided the setting for inventions that improved farming and industry. Inventors and entrepreneurs from the Dairy Sta..
The Game I Won't Forget - Wisconsin Badgers is a book about the greatest moments in Wisconsin Badger football history. Author Mike Beacom offers readers insight into some of the most memorable games as told by the men who played key roles in the games. Former stars like Ron Dayne, Jim Leonard, Al Toon and Pat Richter offer their memories of these c..
Building Taliesen: A Home of Love and Loss by Ron McCrea tells the fascinating story of the building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesen, which became the architest's principal residence for the later years of his life. The book includes photos of Taliesen under construction and illustrates Wright's own recollections of the first summer there. The aut..
Enjoy this collection of twenty-two stories of trout fishing expeditions with friends throughout the author's life. Much humor and subtle wisdom is woven into these stories, which range in time from Bill Stokes childhood all the way to his grandfatherhood. Most of the stories have a Wisconsin locate. Bill was a long time outdoor columnist for t..
This Famous Wisconsin Film Stars book features many famous stars. From former Soldiers Grove teacher Agnes Moorehead to Milwaukee's Zucker Brothers, Wisconsin has produced more than its share of film stars and author Kristin Gilpatrick profiles them in Famous Wisconsin Film Stars. This book focuses particularly on the Wisconsin ties of natives wh..
The book, Lombardi and Me: Players, Coaches, and Colleagues Talk About the Man and the Myth by Paul Hornung with Billy Reed explains the legendary Vince Lombardi through the words of the men who knew him the best. Former player and author Paul Hornung, one of Lombardiís biggest challenges and brightest stars of his time, interviewed the players, c..