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Exhibit — Maps in the News

April 1 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm

Map of world with text: Interesting World at an Interesting TimeFor centuries, newspapers have created a touchpoint between citizens and local and world affairs. Whether considering a war on the other side of the globe or an election with local implications, maps in the news situate an event in its geographical context. This exhibit shows maps created by news outlets in the 20th century and examines the profound impact of maps in bringing news about lands near and far into the homes of readers worldwide.

A digital exhibit of “Maps in the News” is available here.



April 1 @ 8:00 am
August 30 @ 5:00 pm
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American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library
2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI United States