Further Reading 

Rural History, General

  • Danbom, Daniel B. Born in the Country: A History of Rural America. #nd ed. (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2017).
  • Hurt, R. Douglas. Problems of Plenty: The American Farmer in the Twentieth Century. (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002). 

History of Rural Wisconsin

  •  Jensen, Joan. Calling This Place Home: Women on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1850-1925. Minneapolis: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2006.
  • Pederson, Jane. Between Memory and Reality: Family and Community in Rural Wisconsin. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992).

Public Health and the Progressive Era

  • Danbom, David B. Resisted Revolution: Urban American and the Industrialization of Agriculture, 1900-1930. (Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1979).
  • Hass, Paul H. "Sin in Wisconsin: The Teasdale Vice Committee of 1913," The Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Winter, 1965-1966), pp. 138-151. http://proxy.uwec.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/4634125
  • Koslow, Jennifer Lisa. Exhibiting Health: Public Health Displays in the Progressive Era. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2020).
  • Odem, Mary. Delinquent Daughters: Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1995).
  • Walzer Leavitt, Judith. The Healthiest City: Milwaukee and the Politics of Health Reform (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996). 

The 1918 Pandemic 

The Bracero Program 

The Flouridation Crisis 

  • Patterson, James T. Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945–1974. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996).
  • Rodgers, Daniel T. Age of Fracture. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2011).
  • Burger , David. “Wisconsin Faces Wave of Anti-Fluoridation Efforts .” Wisconsin faces wave Of Anti-fluoridation efforts. Wisconsin Dental Association , March 6, 2020. https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/wisconsin-faces-wave-of-anti-fluoridation-efforts.

The Farm Crisis

  • Riney-Kehrberg, Pamela. "A Special and Terrible Irony: Hunger on Iowa's Farms during the Agricultural Crisis of the 1980s." The Annals of Iowa 78 (2019), 361-390.
  • Friedberger, Mark. Shake-Out: Iowa Farm Families in the 1980s. (Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 2014).
  • Barrett, Rick, and Jeff Bollier. “Coronavirus Has Hit Wisconsin Dairy FARMS Especially Hard -- Some Farmers May Even Have to Dump Milk.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 30, 2020. https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/2020/03/27/coronavirus-hits-wisconsin-dairy-hard-farmers-may-have-dump-milk/2919401001/.

  • Henning, Katrina. “Coronavirus Impacts Farmers in the Area.” https://www.weau.com. WEAU, March 17, 2020. https://www.weau.com/content/news/Coronavirus-impacts-farmers-in-the-area-568874831.html.

  • Kelly, Jack. “'The Happiness and Joy Has Been Sucked out of Me': Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Face Mental Health Crisis.” Channel3000.com. Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, January 16, 2021. https://www.channel3000.com/the-happiness-and-joy-has-been-sucked-out-of-me-wisconsin-dairy-farmers-face-mental-health-crisis/.

The Opiod Crisis

  • Monnat , Shannon M, and Khary K Rigg. “The Opioid Crisis in Rural and Small Town America .” Thesis, Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire, 2018.

  • Pullen, Erin, and Carrie Oser. “Barriers to Substance Abuse Treatment in Rural and Urban Communities: Counselor Perspectives.” Substance use & misuse. U.S. National Library of Medicine, March 24, 2014. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995852/.

  • Om, Anjali. “The Opioid Crisis in Black and White: The Role of Race in Our Nation’s Recent Drug Epidemic.” Journal of Public Health 40, no. 4 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy103.

  • Sable-Smith, Bram. “'Sometimes It's Just Pain, Pain, Pain': Inside a Rural Wisconsin Doctor's Fight to Manage Opioid Use.” Wisconsin Public Radio. NPR, December 31, 2019. https://www.wpr.org/sometimes-its-just-pain-pain-pain-inside-rural-wisconsin-doctors-fight-manage-opioid-use.

COVID-19, Access, and Inequality 

  • https://covid19.who.int/
  • https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-timeline.html.