Joy Huntington is currently a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the School of Human Ecology studying Interior Architecture. Joy received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and her Masters of Interior Architecture from Chatham University. While working on her doctorate she is assisting her advisor, Jung-hye Shin in a contemporary environment and behavior study.
In 2018/2019 Joy is a Mellon Public Humanities Fellow working with Wisconsin 101 and the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Education Department.
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During the 1880s bicycling became very popular, and many cycling clubs opened across America. The Badger Wheelmen was a cycling club based in Milwaukee. In clubs, cycling fans could meet and share their love for bicycles. In that era, many people joined social clubs to improve themselves or the world around them. Members wore pins like this one to show they belonged to a club.
The graphophone was one of the first ways to record and play sound. And without this invention we would not have things like voicemail, iTunes, or Spotify. Listening to recorded sounds is something we now do on a daily basis.
Lefse is a traditional Norwegian food that is still special to many Norwegian Americans today. Norwegian families heat the lefse stone in a wood-burning stove and then use it to cook the lefse dough.