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February 1, 2016

Hardcore History Program Series Offered at the Neville
Green Bay, WI---February 1, 2016---A new program series, Hardcore History, kicks off at the Neville on February 9, 2016.  Hardcore History is aimed at history-lovers and will feature some topics and speakers suggested by museum visitors. 
The first two Hardcore History programs are:
Northeast Wisconsin in the Jim Crow Era   
Tuesday, February 9
6:00 p.m.
To what extent is Wisconsin free from the stain of slavery and Jim Crow?  This northern state never had plantation slavery or "Colored Only" signs, but was it free of white supremacy?  Dr. Michelle Kuhl, History Professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh investigates the ways that Wisconsin participated in discriminatory practices during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Frank Lloyd Wright and his New American Architecture
March 8, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Bob Kann tells stories from his book Frank Lloyd Wright and His New American Architecture. From boyhood adventures to the creation of visionary buildings like the Guggenheim Museum, Bob's biography of FLW chronicles the vibrant life of one of the world's most famous architects.  Hear tales how Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo to withstand an earthquake, leaky roofs, designing more than 1000 different fireplaces, controversies over calling FLW "Mr. Wright" or "Frank," and much more.
The Hardcore History series takes place the second Tuesday of February, March, October, and November at 6:00 p.m.  The program is free and open to the public with a $3 suggested donation.  No preregistration is necessary for this program. For more information please visit www.NevillePublicMuseum.org
Submitted by:
Rachel Ott
Neville Public Museum Foundation
[email protected]
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303

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