The Waupaca Chain o’ Lakes

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In this book, Zachary Bishop details the history of the Chain o’ Lakes area of Waupaca, Wisconsin, exploring its history of tourism and recreation from the 1880s to today. A part of Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series, this book features 219 historical photographs of the Chain o’ Lakes area from the Waupaca Historical Society, archives across the Midwest, and private collectors.

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“‘Now is the proper time for a foreigner to say a word’: The Rhetorical Agency of Hilda Satt Polacheck”

Journal of American Ethnic History, Fall 2019

In this article, Zachary Bishop and his former English professor at Elmhurst College, Bridget K. O’Rourke, explore the life and writing of Hilda Satt Polacheck, the author of the only known memoir of Jane Addams’ Hull-House written by an immigrant woman. Bishop and O’Rourke consider how Polacheck used her memoir to criticize the United States government’s actions during the Red Scare of the 1950s.

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