As leader of the Wisconsin Federation of German American Societies, Bernhard Hoffman opposed the Bund. © Library of Congress During the Depression-ravaged days of the 1930s, Wisconsin’s German-Americans faced a vicious campaign of harassment. One Milwaukee businessman received an anonymous postcard with a picture of an exploding cannon on the front, and on the reverse was written: “When you ask for ads again look this over carefully.” A woman got a letter warning her to be careful about her public utterances or her relatives back in Europe “would have to suffer” for them. These threats came not from outside...Read More
Author: Mark D. Van Ells
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On March 24, the kids
On March 24, the kids and families of “March For Our Lives” will take to the streets from Washington DC to Milwaukee to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. March with us on March 24, and the collective voices of the “March For Our” Lives movement will be heard.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
Milwaukee County Courthouse
901 N. 9th St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
Join Discovery World for a
Join Discovery World for a robot and technology invasion. This event will feature robots of all shapes, sizes, and uses with a chance to meet their makers. Local FIRST Robotics Teams of all levels, university students, and professionals will be showcasing their engineering skills along with robots built for competition, industry, and entertainment.
28 (Wednesday) 10:00 am - 31 (Saturday) 4:00 pm CST
500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202