City Profile: Milwaukee, WI (2012)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a city marked by the flourishing of diversity and by the challenge of persistent segregation. From a French trading post beginning in the 1670s to the city’s founding in the 1830s, Milwaukee’s early decades were dominated by German immigration. Although no longer the “most German city west of Berlin,” the lasting contributions of Milwaukee’s early residents are still visible: the city’s baseball team, the Brewers, play at a stadium named for one of Milwaukee’s oldest breweries. Today, annual festivals reflect and celebrate the many ethnic groups that have shaped...

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Dr. Anne Hansen

Dr. Anne Hansen is a professor in the history department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She became a Pluralism Project affiliate in 2000... Read more about Anne Hansen
UW Madison - Department of History
Madison, WI 53706

Dharma Ocean Milwaukee

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