Tag Archive for history

New Secret History Trailer [VIDEO]

After 3 years of fieldwork, 1000 river miles, 15,000 road…

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“Secret History shantyboat at sunset”

"Secret History shantyboat at sunset

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“Secret History shantyboat under stormy skies”

"Secret History shantyboat under stormy skies

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“A day off on the Secret History shantyboat”

"A day off on the Secret History shantyboat

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The adventures of Peggy Sanford’s Aunt Jonnie

My Aunt, Jonnie Ruff Vailes, taught in a one room…

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An Interview with the Arsenal Archaeologist

I had the opportunity to interview Ben Hoksbergen, archaeologist for…

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Sam Houston and the Secret History of Hiwassee Island

He ran away from home and lived with an eccentric…

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Adventures on the Other Side

In which we reveal a possible obsession with bridges to…

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Mini Stories from Clinton, Iowa

Clinton Marina History My Grandmother owed and operated the Marina…

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A Brief Visit to Harper’s Ferry and a Mysterious Man

We meet a mysterious man in a historic town, but…

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Karen Galema, Mississippi River fisherman [video]

Karen Galema in her life has been a fisherman, an…

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Maiden Launch (vintage remix) [Video]

The shantyboat Dotty's maiden launch. Dropping a completely untested boat…

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Jessica Bierbrauer and the Future River

Jessica Bierbrauer, director of the Great River Road Visitor &…

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John Sullivan and Fish Kills

John Sullivan, retired DNR officer in La Crosse WI, talks…

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Jessica Bierbrauer and Lost History

Jessica Bierbrauer, director of the Great River Road Visitor &…

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Kali Arlene and Latsch Island

Kali Arlene, Latsch Island boathouse resident in Winona MN, talks…

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Experiments with Multimedia [Video]

The production team and I are working on cutting various…

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Lauren Donovan and the Creepy Guy [VIDEO]

Lauren Donovan, who kayaked the length of the Mississippi River…

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History of Flatboating and a Charming Educational Film

A very brief history on the evolution of river craft…

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Peter Rachleff on the Creativity of Poor People [Video]

Peter Rachleff, Professor of History, talks about how poor people…

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