As our nation debates when and why people from other countries should be allowed to come to the United States, this exhibition invites you to meet eight immigrants whose journeys began in Columbia, Mexico, Uruguay and Honduras, who are living… Read More
We are highlighting Distinctive Collections for American Archives Month. Check out a few of our treasures and learn more about the unique collections and services of the American Geographical Society Library, Archives, and Special Collections.
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
For millennia, peoples across the world have tattooed human skin to communicate ontological, psychosocial, and sociocultural concepts encompassing beauty, cultural identity, status and position, medicine, and supernatural protection. This exhibition explores the history of the tattoo–a visual language of the… Read More
An exhibition featuring remarkable photos and film footage depicting France’s devastated Picardy post-WWI and the American women volunteers who helped rebuild the region, will be on display in the UWM Golda Meir Library’s Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery from February 16 to… Read More
This is a story about endurance. In 1962 Alderwoman Vel Phillips submitted her fair housing legislation to the Milwaukee Common Council. Between the years of 1963 and 1967, Phillips would reintroduce the fair housing bill three additional times, only to… Read More
An exhibition of work by Chicago-area artist Judith Joseph is now on display through August 31, 2017 in the UWM Libraries’ Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons and Hillel Milwaukee’s Joseph & Vera Zilber Building, 3053 N. Stowell Ave. The dual-venue… Read More
George Brumder, through his Germania Publishing Company, was the largest producer of German-language materials in the US in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This exhibition offers an overview of UWM Special Collections’ comprehensive collection of publications by Brumder… Read More