H.H. Bennett, Photographer: His American Landscape is an engaging biography of the celebrated photographer in the half-century following the American Civil War. Admired for his superb depictions of dramatic landscapes of the Dells of the Wisconsin River, his many technical innovations in photography, and his striking images of moving subjects, Hen..
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..
In Horse-Drawn Days: A Century of Farming with Horses, author Jerry Apps tells the stories of rural life at a time when a team of horses was a vital part of the farm family. Horse-Drawn Days pairs lively historic narrative with reminiscences about Jerry's boyhood on the family farm in Wisconsin, offering a vivid picture of a bygone time. Featuring ..
Ringlingville USA, by Jerry Apps, chronicles the brothers' journey from immigrant poverty to enduring glory as the kings of the circus world The Ringling Brothers began their business under the most modest of circumstances and through hard work, business savvy, and some luck created the largest, most famous circus in the world. The Ringlings and t..
Wisconsin Korean War Stories: Wisconsin Veteran's Tell Their Stories from the Forgotten War is a great companion book to the documentary produced by Wisconsin Public Television. In Wisconsin Korean War Stories, the forgotten war stories are told through first-person interviews, photographs and letters. Explore the stories told by the voices of ..
The Fire Within is the first autobiography of Jim Taylor, and is a book for all fans of Jim Taylor and the magical Packers dynasty of the 1960s. In The Fire Within, Jim Taylor recounts many adventures with his Packers teammates, including Bart Starr and Paul Hornung, who remember him as an extremely kind and generous man, blessed with unequaled sk..
Badgers by the Numbers by Jim Polzin is a compilation of the all-time Badger roster, the best players at each jersey number in University of Wisconsin football history. The Badgers have had some outstanding players over the past 90 years like #3 Lee Evans, #15 Ron Vander Kelen, #72 Joe Thomas, #88 Pat Richter, and Heisman Trophy winners #33 Ron Day..
Alan Kulwicki - NASCAR Champion: Against All Odds by Fr. Dale Grubba is the story of a real American sports hero. Alan Kulwicki, born in Greenfield, Wisconsin, was the 1992 Winston Cup NASCAR Champion. This book, Alan Kulwicki- NASCAR, documents his life story from Go-Kart racer to NASCAR champion, including a chronological listing of all Kulwicki..
Cracked Sidewalks and French Pastry - Al McGuire was the Will Rogers of college basketball. This book by author Tom Kertscher collects more than a hundred of McGuire's most colorful quotations. The book is also filled with photographs from his life and career. 144 pages, 8 color photos, 62 black/white photos. 8 x 10 in. cloth covered. My rule..
Of Time and Place: A Farm in Wisconsin is a book about the author's family farm in southern Wisconsin. The author, Richard Quinney, documents through photographs, family letters and diaries, and through his own memories a portion of his family history. The farm was first settled by his great-grandparents fleeing the potato famine in Ireland and rem..