Faculty News: Andrzejewski Publishes on DIY Madison

Professor Anna Andrzejewski has published “DIY Madison: How Marshall Erdman’s 1953 Expo Seized on a Growing Do-It-Yourself Trend” in the Winter 2021 volume of the Wisconsin Magazine of History. Andrzejewski’s article examines a home improvement show the Madison-based builder used to launch his line of partially prefabricated and potentially self-built dwellings. The article derives from Andrzejewski’s ongoing research on Erdman and the post World War II American building industry.