The film A Farm Winter with Jerry Apps is being shown at Waukesha Public Library on Tuesday, December 15, at 10:00 a.m. Wisconsin author and historian Jerry Apps takes us back to the winters he spent on the family’s farm during the Great Depression and World War II. He describes how winter influenced farm families and discusses his belief that people are profoundly affected by harsh northern winters.
Jerry Apps, born and raised on a Wisconsin farm, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of more than 35 books, many of them on rural history and country life. He has won numerous awards for his writing and was named a Fellow by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters in 2012. In 2014, he was inducted into the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame.
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