Curator Conversations: The Spanish Civil War

In James Madison Park sits a small monument, one of four in the United States to the International Brigades that fought in the 1936-39 Spanish Civil War. It lists the names of over forty Wisconsinites who fought for the Spanish Republic in the conflict, many seeing their first action eighty-five

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WVMF Convoy Speaker Series Featuring Former SSG Eric Maddox

Join us on Sunday, June 27th, 2021 for this year’s Convoy Speaker Series fundraiser at Terrace 167 in Richfield, WI. The event will feature keynote speaker former Staff Sergeant Eric Maddox. SSG Maddox was the interrogator attached to a Delta Force Team in Tikrit, who gathered the intelligence that led to the

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What’s It All For? a Reflection on Empathy and Our National Discourse

Written by Kevin Hampton, Curator of History This time of year, with patriotic holidays like Memorial Day, the anniversary of D-Day, Flag Day, Juneteenth, and the 4th of July, there is always a natural focus on the American historical identity. This interest usually comes in the form of a passive

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