Category Archives: history

May 16th, 2019

The average person sauntering down State Street understands that there is a wealth of knowledge held in Memorial and other campus libraries. However, most are unaware that many of the […]

January 23rd, 2019

Honor African American History Month with this unique program sponsored by the Friends of UW-Madison Libraries: FREE EVENT – PUBLIC & STUDENTS WELCOME! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 CHAZEN MUSEUM OF ART […]

September 12th, 2018

The Friends’ annual Schewe Lecture, in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival, is pleased to announce 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Fraser— editor of the Library of America edition of […]

November 17th, 2017

“The war not only encouraged self-sacrifice, but it also brought out the bullies, the super patriots, the true believers who found it easier to persecute those with whom they disagreed […]