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Free Encyclopedia of Milwaukee now available online

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Published on March 25, 2020 - Duration: 01:43s

Free Encyclopedia of Milwaukee now available online

After 10 years of hard work, researchers recently finished phase one of the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee project.

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Free Encyclopedia of Milwaukee now available online

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO KEEPYOU BUSY WHILE YOU'RE STAYINGAT HOME DURING THE CORONAVIRUSPANDEMIC?

IT'S NOW EASIER THANEVER TO LEARN ABOUTMILWAUKEE'S HISTORY... THANKSTO A PROJECT CREATED IN LARGEPART BY áSTUDENTS.

PETEZERVAKIS JOINS US WITH THESTORY...GROWING UP IN THE 90'S... I'DHEAR "ENCYCLOPEDIA" ANDVISUALIZE A LARGE, HEAVY BOOKWITH SMALL PRINT.

BUT THEENCYCLOPEDIA OF MILWAUKEE ISALL ONLINE - AND IT'S FREE,YOU CAN SEARCH FOR TOPICS LIKETHE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT...OR MLWAUKEE'S LOCAL T.V.STATIONS: "NAT POP" - Joeshowing encyclopedia PROJECTDIRECTOR JOSEPH WALZER SAYSTHE ENCYCLOPEDIA'S 700 ENTRIESARE THE RESULT OF A DECADE OFRESEARCH... WRITING...EDITING... AND FACTCHECKING... BY LOCALHISTORIANS AND STUDENTS.JOSEPH WALZER PROJECT DIRECTOR8:50 the city has had a veryrich history - and it's worthtaking the time to recognizethat STUDENTS FROMUW-MILWAUKEE AND MARQUETTEBOTH WORKED ON THE PROJECT.HAYLEY JASINSKI - AN UNDERGRAD- ENJOYS LEARNING ABOUTMILWAUKEE'S HISTORY DURING HERWORK HAYLEY JASINSKIUW-MILWAUKEE STUDENT 48 i likelocal history a lot AND WITHMILWAUKEE SCHEDULED TO HOSTTHIS SUMMER'S DEMOCRATICNATIONAL CONVENTION... THEPROJECT DIRECTOR HOPES THEENCYCLOPEDIA WILL BE ARESOURCE FOR VISITINGJOURNALISTS ... LOOKING TOTELL STORIES ABOUTMILWAUKEE... JOSEPH WALZERPROJECT DIRECTORwe feel thisis a resource helping tocontextualize the stories theywant to do 7:52SO PHASE ONE OF THEENCYCLOPEDIA IS DONE... NOWWORK HAS SHIFTED TO THE NEXTPHASE: CRAFTING LESSON PLANSAND OTHER LEARNING TOOLS TO GOALONG WITH THE ENCYCLOPEDIAFOR LOCAL TEACHERS TO USE.

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