Results tagged with 'Milwaukee history'
Published Sept. 6, 2019
"Portrait of Milwaukee," curated by the museum's Ariel Pate, the show, with 120 photographs from across the 20th century, opens Friday, Sept. 6 in the Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts. We asked curator Ariel Pate to highlight some of her favorites.
Published Aug. 9, 2019
The late Mark Goff captured Lou Reed's third Milwaukee performance - Halloween night 1974 - with his camera and those photos are pretty cool to see.
Published Aug. 6, 2019
It felt a bit like Christmas in August this week when I opened my email to find a gift of a message from Manitowoc native Andy Beckman, who works as an archivist at the Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, Indiana, and sent a couple photos he'd found in the image collections.
Published July 6, 2019
We reminisced about the finest concerts Summerfest had to offer us. But because there must be the bad with the good, the excrement to go with the exemplary, here are our worst shows.
Published June 19, 2019
Louis Hughes, author of the 1897 memoir, "Thirty Years a Slave," spent decades in Milwaukee, where his book was published and where he had been well-known. Why don't more of us know about him?
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Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and children in Wauwatosa...
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