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April 2019

Celebrating Summerfest: Exhibit

April 17 @ 12:00 AM - June 30 @ 12:00 AM

The UWM Libraries’ Archives display case on the second floor west wing of the Golda Meir Library is currently holding an exhibit on the history of Summerfest. Begun in 1968 by Mayor Henry Maier as a festival to highlight the…

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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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