In honor of Sunshine Week celebrating open government and access to public information, join Colleen Ference-Burke, Public Records Custodian; Jennifer Herzog, University Legal Counsel; and Derek Webb, Records Officer, for a presentation on the basics of fulfilling legal and policy… Read More
The newest Archives exhibit explores the roots of the UWM Children’s Learning Center in the grassroots activism of the early 1970s. Read an article about the display here.
UWM Archives and the UWM Moving Image Society are hosting Archival Screening Night on November 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. in Mitchell Hall, B91. The event will feature film and video highlights from archives and libraries around the world, including… Read More
A presentation of the results of a two-year oral history project conducted by the Roberto Hernandez Center, faculty, staff, and the UWM Libraries. UWM Libraries Director Michael Doylen and Roberto Hernandez Center Director Alberto Maldonado will begin the event; Jesus… Read More
Caution: evil archivists have hijacked our exhibit case and replaced our “How to Preserve Records” exhibit with “How Not to Preserve Records!” In this exhibit visitors will learn unfortunately easy and effective ways that our professional doppelgangers speed up the… Read More
The UWM Libraries have launched the Desi Wisconsin South Asian Immigration Oral History Project. Led by Sharath Raja, a prominent Milwaukee resident, the project is an ongoing effort to document some of the first South Asian immigrants to Wisconsin from… Read More
The UWM Libraries are very excited to announce that our Archives Renovation Project has met its campaign goal of $2.8 million. Jumpstarted by an unsolicited, anonymous gift of $1 million in 2017, with additional donors and the state of Wisconsin… Read More
The UWM Libraries’ Distinctive Collections (American Geographical Society Library, Archives, and Special Collections) have reopened by appointment. For more information and a link to the appointment request form, please visit Distinctive Collections Reopening Plans.
The UWM Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections hold one of the largest collections of historical and contemporary LGBT materials in Wisconsin and the Midwest, including a rich record of Milwaukee’s LGBT communities. Topics covered in the Libraries’ LGBT Collection include… Read More
By Genaro C. Armas A new digital collection from UWM Libraries offers insight into the history of socialist politics in Milwaukee and the life of former Mayor Emil Seidel, the first socialist to govern a major American city. Milwaukee Socialism:… Read More