Most widely held works by Mik Derks
Film making by Mik Derks ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Wisconsin Vietnam War stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Dozens of veterans from all regions of Wisconsin share moving stories of triumph and loss in the field of duty, companionship in the ranks and the "welcome home" they never received.
Wisconsin WW II stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Presents stories of some of the over 300,000 veterans who returned to Wisconsin after World War II. In their own words, men and women share memories of their experiences in the various theaters of the war and speak of those who didn't come home, and some people who remained in Wisconsin tell what living and working on the homefront was like.
Wisconsin Korean War stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Veterans of the Korean War from Wisconsin share memories of their experiences in what is often referred to as the "forgotten war."
This place we call Wisconsin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Explores Wisconsin's earliest history including its geographical history and human and cultural changes to it. First in a series of five original television programs in celebration of the state's sesquicentennial.
When Wisconsin was New France ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Uses a collection of 17th century maps in an examination of the relationships between French voyageurs and Native Americans in Wisconsin. Describes the early French trade and religious missions, the Indian cultures that they encountered, the role of Jean Nicolet and of the Jesuit priests, the Metis, and how the maps illustrate the French influence in the area.
Wisconsin hometown stories. Green Bay ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"The story of one of the state's oldest cities. The story of "Wisconsin" begins here well before the first Europeans arrived at the mouth of the Fox River. Native Americans lived off the bounty of the land, woods and lake to be followed by waves of immigration, ever-adapting commercial enterprises, and the birth of a scrappy football team that has built a legend."--Package.
Wisconsin WW II stories. Part five, Legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Wisconsin World War II veterans remember the war years, the Wisconsin people who were lost, coming home and the adjustment to civilian life, changes in society, and working to build a future. Archival film footage showing end-of-war events and early post-war conditions is interspersed with the contemporary footage of comments from veterans. An honor roll of the names of the 8432 Wisconsin men and women who did not return from World War II follows the program.
Wright again Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Documents the construction of the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Describes the original plans by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the longtime controversy over the project, the eventual building process, and the grand opening ceremony and events. Includes comments from principal architect Anthony Puttnam, historian William Cronon, historians and authors David Mollenhoff and Mary Jane Hamilton, and others.
Saving Taliesin preserving the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Describes Taliesin, the home, school and workplace of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, near Spring Green, Wisconsin, as a cultural resource of great importance. Documents the story of how private, state and national interests are working together to preserve and maintain the buildings at the site.
Wisconsin WW II stories. Part one, Struggle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Presents stories of some of the 324,000 veterans who returned to Wisconsin after World War II. Men from Wisconsin who were at Pearl Harbor, who were among the first called up, who supplied the troops, who were in Buna, Africa, Europe, in special forces, who were prisoners of war, in their own words, share memories and experiences and speak of those who didn't come home.
Wisconsin WW II stories. Part two, Europe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Presents stories of some of the 324,000 veterans who returned to Wisconsin after World War II. Eighteen Wisconsin veterans share memories and experiences of their time in in the European Theater of Operations from D-Day to VE-Day.
Wisconsin WW II stories. Part three, Pacific ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Presents stories of some of the 324,000 veterans who returned to Wisconsin after World War II. Wisconsin veterans share memories of their experiences in the Pacific Theater of Operations. They talk of battles, nursing the wounded, preparing for the invasion of Japan that never took place, and meeting with the crew of the Enola Gay.
Car show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In segments containing archival and contemporary footage and images, describes some of Wisconsin's automotive history including manufacture, automobile travel, and racing. Tells about American Motors in Kenosha, formerly Nash Motors and prior to that, Jeffreys Car Company; the early days of motoring and the coast to coast Yellowstone Trail that ran through Wisconsin; and the Milwaukee Mile, the oldest continuously operating automobile racetrack in the country and the race car designs of Harry Miller.
The power of water ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Uses a compilation of segments containing archival and contemporary footage and images to show how water has been important in the history of Wisconsin. Visits the reconstructed nineteenth century Herrling sawmill at the Wade House historic site in Greenbush; visits Waukesha and tells how the curative natural springs there promoted community development; and visits the restored Beckman Mill in Rock County, a nineteenth century gristmill where a new fish ladder has been built to protect fish.
1990-91 teacher's guide, Book trails by Mik Derks ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ojibwe music ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Survey of traditional Ojibwe songs, drum and flute music performed by various groups.
Ojibwe history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, people and culture of the Ojibwa Indian nation.
Teacher's guide, Book trails ( Serial )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Guide to thirty language arts radio programs for students in grades 4-6.
Oral history interview with Jay Parish, 2002 by Jay J Parish ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Jay J. Parish, an Appleton, Wisconsin native, discusses his service as a forward observer in the European theater during World War II.
Amateur films--Production and direction Architects Armed Forces Armed Forces--Officers Battle casualties Biography Combat Convention facilities Discovery and exploration, French Documentary films Equipment and supplies Europe Films for the hearing impaired French Geography History Homes Japan Korea Korea (South) Korean War (1950-1953) Manufactures Marines Medical care Military campaigns Military history Monona Terrace (Madison, Wis.) Pacific Ocean Personal narratives--American Post-traumatic stress disorder Psychological aspects Public opinion Registers of dead Social aspects Soldiers Soldiers--Recreation Taliesin (Spring Green, Wis.) United States United States.--Army United States.--Marine Corps Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) Wisconsin Wisconsin--Green Bay Wisconsin--Madison Wisconsin--Milwaukee Wisconsin--Spring Green World War (1939-1945) Wright, Frank Lloyd,--1867-1959