Most widely held works by Joanne Garrett
Lesbians in committed relationships : extraordinary couples, ordinary lives by Lynn Haley-Banez ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
America quilts ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Examines historic and contemporary American quilting. Features interviews with quilters. Discusses quilts as historical records, as symbols of family and community, and as works of art. A 23-minute sequence showing quilts from the 1998 AQS Quilt Show follows the end credits.
A lynching in Marion ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
In August, 1930, a 16 year-old African-American named James Cameron survived a lynching. Now, 65 years later, Cameron tells his compelling story in vivid detail.
America's battlegrounds ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Investigate key clashes in U.S. history that produced profound changes in our society. Public TV documentaries explore the Whiskey Rebellion, sparked 200 years ago by the federal deficit. As the Civil War ended, 300 African American Union troops were killed by Confederate guerrillas but was the Poison Springs battle really a massacre? Why did the Nez Perce tribe, after 13 Montana battles, surrender 40 miles from Canada--and freedom?
High school stories one day in America's schools ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A day, May 5, in the life of 7 high school seniors--one from an inner city school, one from a suburban high school, one from a school at home with parents as teachers, one from a school for gays and lesbians, one from a 7-student class in a school on an island off North Carolina, one from a school on an Indian reservation and one from a rural school. The students discuss their schools and why they like them--they all like them and the camera gives us glimpses into the daily life of each high school.
Wisconsin's rustic roads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
From Cana Island in Door County to the Mississippi River, from the Kettle Moraine to the Great Northwoods, enjoy the scenic beauty of Wisconsin's Rustic Roads system. Wisconsin's Rustic Roads captures the stunning sights, sounds and motions of these roads and adds the personal reflections of photographer Bob Rashid and writers Norbert Blei, Jean Feraca, Ben Logan, Bill Stokes and the late George Vukelich.
Reinventing government in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Presents stories from local public stations about how American government agencies at all levels are seeking ways of simplifying bureaucracy and curbing costs, while delivering quality service.
Rape the boundaries of fear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Discusses the boundaries women are forced to place on their activities because of the ever-present danger of rape. Focuses on the societal perceptions of the rape victim as enabler of the act or as willing participant, not as the victim of a violent crime.
Birds of Wisconsin an In Wisconsin special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Shows birds in all parts of Wisconsin. Tells that Wisconsin's lakes and the Mississippi flyway attract nearly 400 bird species that live or visit the state.
Houdini ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the life of Harry Houdini. It includes interviews and Doug Henning's visit to Appleton.
State parks, state treasures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Presents a celebration of Wisconsin's state parks. Shows their beauty and the variety of their physical features and recreational opportunities; describes their role in preserving parts of the state's wilderness; explains some of the history contained within the parks and behind the development of the park system. Includes interviews with park users and workers.
Poems about places an In Wisconsin special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Visual poems about several natural, historical, and commercial locations in Wisconsin created by five Wisconsin poets and five "In Wisconsin" videographers who were paired and collaborated to combine their art. In each case, the words of the poet were written to the videographer's images and the videographer edited the images to accompany the poem.
Are our schools dying by Larry Garrett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A frank look at soft pornography : between candor & shame by Larry Garrett ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
On the trail an In Wisconsin special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Explores The Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail in Wisconsin. This trail was created by the Endangered Resources Program in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. It consists of more than 350 sites that provide birding and wildlife watching opportunities.
Gone fishing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A reflective look at the culture of fishing in Wisconsin. Includes visits to fishing sites in the state and comments from fishing enthusiasts about the sport and pastime and what it means to them.
Land trust stories an In Wisconsin special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Program visits Vilas, Florence, and Dane counties to explore how landowners have worked with local land trusts. Wisconsin has more than 50 land trusts that conserve and protect more than 200,000 acres. In Florence County, the Wild Rivers Legacy Forest is a 64,000 acre forest in northeastern Wisconsin. This managed forest continues to provide jobs to local loggers, the public still has access and the land will continue to be privately owned and contribute to county tax rolls. In Dane County, a local land trust, The Patrick Marsh Natural Resource Area serves as a classroom, adventureland, and science lab and retreat for Sun Prairie middle school students. In Vilas County at Rudolph Lake, a tourist couple from Chicago and the local land trust worked together to preserve 325 acres of wilderness.
Water ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This episode looks at various aspects of water: Wisconsin's state-owned land and water resource, the Chippewa Flowage; the effect of acid rain on Wisconsin's lakes; the popularity of fly fishing for trout; one northeast Iowa farmer's reaction to the 1988 drought; and life in a small town on the Mississippi River.
Madame chairperson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Profiles Mary Kohler, the new chair of the Wisconsin Women's Council.
The legends of logging ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A short look at lumberjack life in the winter logging camps before the logs were moved down river in the spring to Oshkosh.
African Americans Automobile travel Bear Paw, Battle of (Montana : 1877) Biography Cameron, James,--1914-2006 Case studies Civil rights Commitment (Psychology) Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Films for the hearing impaired Gay couples Government productivity High schools High school students--Attitudes Historical television programs History Home schooling Illinois--Cairo Indiana--Marion Indian reservations Indians of North America--Education (Secondary) Interviews Lesbians Lynching Massachusetts Massachusetts--Cambridge Minnesota--Saint Paul Montana Nebraska New Hampshire New York (State)--New York Nonfiction television programs North Carolina--Ocracoke Island Pennsylvania Quilting Quiltmakers Quilts Race relations Rural schools Schools Suburban schools Television programs Travel United States Urban schools Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Washington (State)--Seattle Whiskey Rebellion (Pennsylvania : 1794) Wisconsin