Dorothy enderis

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Urban Spelunking: New Deal-era Enderis Playfield is a WPA gem

Published Sept. 20, 2018

In addition to the "green necklace" of Milwaukee County Parks draped so alluringly around the area, MPS owns 52 neighborhood playfields that add a dose of green space - and fun - to some Milwaukee neighborhoods. One of those is Enderis Playfield, a New Deal-era gem built by the WPA.

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A peek inside an 1890's Milwaukee high school

Published Nov. 6, 2014

When Milwaukee's West Side High School graduated its first class in 1898, it published "Hesper," its yearbook. A copy of the book is preserved at Milwaukee Public Library and it opens a window into one of Milwaukee's earliest high schools.