Fond du Lac, June 9, 2022: History at Home: LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin

Main Library in McLane Meeting Room – 6-7 P.M.

32 Sheboygan Street, Fond du Lac, WI

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Hear from the authors of “We Will Always Be Here: A Guide to Exploring and Understanding the History of LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin” during History at home, which is held on the 2nd Thursday monthly.

Hear from the authors of “We Will Always Be Here: A Guide to Exploring and Understanding the History of LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin,” which uncovers Wisconsin’s history of LGBTC+ activism with a rich collection of examples of individuals across a wide spectrum of identities who have helped to empower others to make a positive change in the world.

Jenny Kalvaitis has a master’s degree in Public History from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and she has worked in informal education and museum education for over 10 years.

Kristen Whitson has a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and she has worked in digital preservation, community and indingenous archives, and LGBTQ+ archives.

Their book was published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

History at Home programs focus on stories about the area’s past every month. Programs are held on the second Thursday of every month at 6 pm in the McLane Room.

The programs are free; no registration required. Many History at Home programs are captured on video and shared on the library’s YouTube channel. That link can be found at fdlpl.org/miss-program. 

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