Susan Firer On Her Work, Her Papers, Her City

American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library/Online

In this talk esteemed Milwaukee poet and UWM Adjunct Associate Professor Emerita Susan Firer introduces us to her professional papers recently donated to the UWM Archives and how they speak to her personal history and the history of Milwaukee. This …

Exhibit: WPA Toy Loan Project

Archives, Golda Meir Library

Archives' newest exhibit¬†examines the WPA toy loan project in Milwaukee, which gained national recognition for its success and influenced communities in other states to start their own toy loan programs.¬†From 1938 until 1941, children up to 16 years old could …

The Race for Time: Saving Analog Video and Audio

Digital Humanities Lab, Golda Meir Library / online

Presented by Shiraz Bhathena, UWM Libraries. Bing Crosby Enterprises gave the first demonstration of videotape in November 1951. Since then, it has become a predominant recording format globally and has documented a massive amount of history. Unfortunately, while the technology …

Latinx Heritage Month 2023 Pop-Up Exhibits

Golda Meir Library 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

All three of the UWM Libraries' Distinctive Collections--American Geographical Society Library, Archives, and Special Collections--will have pop-up exhibits, drawn from their collections, celebrating Latinx Heritage Month, September 15 to October 14, 2023.

New Archives Open House

Archives, Golda Meir Library

The UWM Libraries are celebrating our greatly expanded and renovated Archives with an open house on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. The event will include remarks by UWM Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chia …

Golda Meir Library To Participate in Doors Open Milwaukee Sept. 23

Golda Meir Library 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

The UWM Libraries will take part in Doors Open Milwaukee on Saturday, September 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit three collections located in the UWM Golda Meir Library and view some of our rare and fascinating treasures: The …

Milwaukee Home Movie Day 2023

Mitchell Hall, Room B91

UWM Libraries' Archives, UWM Films Studies Program, and UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres present Home Movie Day on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from noon to 4 p.m. in Room B91 in Mitchell Hall, 3202 N. Downer …

Meet the Personal Archive Assignment: Workshop for Instructors

Archives, Golda Meir Library

Presented by Krista Grensavitch and Abigail Nye. Join us in the new Archives active learning classroom (Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor west wing, Room W315) to learn more about bringing the Personal Archive Assignment (PAA) to your own classroom! We …