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July 2019

Milwaukee & Prohibition: Exhibit 

July 22 @ 8:00 AM - September 30 @ 5:00 PM

This Archives exhibit explores how the Brewing Capital of the World dealt with the passage of the 18th Amendment. Highlighted are the creativity of Milwaukee’s big breweries, who restructured their production lines for snow plows, malt syrup, and cheese; the…

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A Walt Whitman Bicentennial: Exhibit

July 29 @ 12:00 AM - September 16 @ 12:00 AM

Special Collections recently received a sizable donation of early and special editions by and about Walt Whitman from Milwaukee collector Jim Van Ess, a retired academic librarian who worked for many years at Carroll University. Included in the donation are…

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September 2019

Lake Tourism: Exhibit

September 3 @ 8:00 AM - December 31 @ 5:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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This exhibit highlights lakes and water features with maps, photographs, postcards, and rare, vintage travel books, all drawn from collections of the UWM Libraries.

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We’ve Been Here All Along: A Discussion with Richard Wagner on Wisconsin’s Early Gay History

September 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Richard Wagner, author of the recently published, We've Been Here All Along: Wisconsin's Early Gay History, (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019), will give a presentation about his book at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in the fourth floor…

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Information Literacy Research Assignment Workshop

September 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

In this workshop, instructors will identify areas in which students struggle to reach the expected research outcomes in their course. Once these targets are clear, participants will workshop strategies for balancing the productive struggle we want students to experience in authentic research…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers: Don Hanlon, “The Case of Turpan: How to Destroy a Culture”

September 20 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Don Hanlon, Professor Emeritus, UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning, presents “The Case of Turpan: How to Destroy a Culture,” on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, located on the third floor…

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2019 Ettinger Book Artist Series Lecture: Michael Koppa

September 24 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Book artist, letterpress printer, collage artist, graphic designer, and stonecutter Michael Koppa will offer a discussion of his career, focusing on his process and his bookwork, on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the fourth floor Conference Center of…

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Doors Open Milwaukee: UWM Golda Meir Library

September 28 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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The UWM Libraries will join Doors Open Milwaukee on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit three outstanding collections located in the UWM Golda Meir Library and view some of their rare and fascinating treasures. The…

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October 2019

Editing Sound Part I

October 8 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Carrie Wade, UWM Libraries.

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Drawn to Maps: A Celebration of Pictorial and Illustrated Maps

October 13 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Scott Schiller, an accomplished map illustrator and graphic artist, presents "Drawn to Maps: A Celebration of Pictorial and Illustrated Maps" on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, located on the third floor east…

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