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Author Thomas Fehring catalogs Milwaukee's industrial achievements

Published Jan. 17, 2018

Historian Thomas Fehring has penned a trio books on the history of Whitefish Bay, including "Images of Whitefish Bay," "Chronicles of Whitefish Bay" and the new "Historic Whitefish Bay." His other new book, "The Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee" traces the city's manufacturing innovations.


Diving into the history of Milwaukee's natatoria

Published Jan. 16, 2018

Despite the fact that hundreds of thousands of Milwaukeeans once visited the city's seven natatoria annually for many years, these days the word seems to conjure only one thing for Cream City citizens: dining next to a dolphin pool.


Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Milwaukee left permanent mark

Published Dec. 29, 2017

As Milwaukee prepares to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 34th annual birthday celebration, Sunday, Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts' Uihlein Hall, we look back at the occasions on which Dr. King spoke in Milwaukee.


Abing's book explores Milwaukee's World War I experience

Published Dec. 7, 2017

In one of the most in-depth and engaging works of Milwaukee history this year, Milwaukee County Historical Society archivist Kevin Abing takes us deep into World War I-era Brew City. We asked him about the book in advance of this weekend's Milwaukee history mass book signing event at MCHS.

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