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Derks, Mik

Overview
Works: 107 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 448 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Documentary films  Biography  Military history  History  Drama  Television programs  Music  Death registers  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor
Classifications: DS559.5, 959.7043
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Most widely held works by Mik Derks
Wisconsin Vietnam War stories : our veterans remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member 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
Film making by Mik Derks( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wisconsin WW II stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterans of the Korean War from Wisconsin share memories of their experiences in what is often referred to as the "forgotten war."
A farm winter with Jerry Apps : remembering country winters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Apps, the Wisconsin author and historian, shares his wit, wisdom and stories of family, neighbors and communities that worked together to survive the long winter that enveloped his boyhood farm home in Wild Rose. It was a season that could be harrowing and dangerous, but it was also a time of year that drew families close together and created warm memories that are both lasting and universal
Wisconsin hometown stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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
This place we call Wisconsin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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
Wright again : Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member 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
When Wisconsin was New France( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
When Wisconsin was New France( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member 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
Ojibwe history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, people and culture of the Ojibwa Indian nation
Saving Taliesin : preserving the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
Ojibwe music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of traditional Ojibwe songs, drum and flute music performed by various groups
Wisconsin WW II stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member 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
The power of water( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member 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
The Land: An Adventure Play Documentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wisconsin author and historian, Jerry Apps walks through the seasons on his central Wisconsin farm with his grandsons and he passes along lessons that can be gleaned from listening to the land. Apps recalls stories that unite the generations by informing a shared appreciation for the world around us
Potawatomi history (Bodewadami)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the shores of Devil's Lake, Jim Thunder and Michael Alloway Sr. share the oral tradition of the Forest County Potawatomi." -- Disc surface
 
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