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Find your thread in the tapestry of Milwaukee history

Published Aug. 24, 2014

Lately, a lot of requests have arrived via email asking about how one goes about researching the places they call home. Here are some tips for Milwaukeeans curious about how their abodes came to be and who inhabited them in the past.

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A Milwaukee River parkway and Downtown Disney?

Published Aug. 7, 2014

"The Downtown Milwaukee River ... Once a mighty stream of commerce, now seeks a new role in the life of the city." So said a 1968 report by the Milwaukee River Technical Study Committee, a 10-member group of local officials that convened for five years to assess the state of the river, look back at its history and consider its future. The report makes for interesting reading nearly 50 years later.

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New database brings World War I home to Milwaukee

Published July 29, 2014

An extensive new database went live this week -- the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I -- at the Milwaukee Public Library's website that will be a boon to genealogists, historians and other researchers.

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The Norman fire burns in the memories of former residents

Published May 21, 2014

Over the course of a year, senior writer Molly Snyder conducted research into the Milwaukee phenomenon that was The Norman - once located at 634 W. Wisconsin Ave. - speaking with firefighters and police, and interviewing numerous residents of the iconic building who shared stories from before the fire, the day of the blaze and how they were affected by it.

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Spaces & Traces heads west to visit treasures of Washington Heights

Published May 11, 2014

After a great event in Shorewood last year, the 33rd annual Spaces and Traces goes west on Saturday, May 17. This year, Washington Heights swings open its doors so that tour members can see more than a dozen homes and businesses in the West Side neighborhood.

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