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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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100 years ago, a Downtown blast killed nine Milwaukee police officers

Published Nov. 22, 2017

On Nov. 24, 1917, a bomb tore through the Milwaukee Police Department headquarters on the corner of Broadway and Wells, killing 10 people including nine police officers. It was the biggest loss of police life in a single incident in the U.S. until Sept. 11, 2001.

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16 bygone Milwaukee hotels

Published Nov. 14, 2017

Take a walk down memory lane - assuming you're old enough to remember any of the 14 old Milwaukee hotels.

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