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Urban Spelunking: Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum

Published Dec. 12, 2017

Since 1987 former television cameraman Clayborn Benson has been working tirelessly to preserve Milwaukee and Wisconsin's African-American history via his Wisconsin Black Historical Society. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, we look at the civic buildings the society and museum occupies.

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First look: New Mitchell Street branch library

Published Sept. 26, 2017

When Milwaukee Public Library announced it would open a new near South Side branch library to replace the Forest Home location, we were the first inside. Now, the library celebrates its grand opening from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, and again, we were the first inside.

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Wisconsin Marine Historical Society keeps Great Lakes history afloat

Published Sept. 20, 2017

Tucked into the Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room at the Central Library is a trove of data, photographs and objects detailing the maritime history of the Great Lakes. It is administered by the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society and it's there for you to explore.

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7 cool places to watch the solar eclipse in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 21, 2017

The last total solar eclipse to cross the contiguous United States was in 1979, more than 38 years ago. The next one won't be until April 2024. It's a big deal. Here are seven great places to see this singular moon-sun spectacle Monday afternoon in Milwaukee.

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Friday July 24th, 2009 - Milwaukee, WI   I have a friend from out of town that had a job interview today in Milwaukee. He knew I’m from there and asked if I’d go up and show him around and make sure he was able to find the place he needed to be. I really didn’t want to...


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