Browse the growing list of media coverage of the development of The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

Allison Beebe, “Expanding Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Catalogs City’s History,” UWM Report, August 7, 2020.

Michael Schlesinger, “UWM Unveils First Phase of Encyclopedia of Milwaukee,” Sunday Morning, CBS 58, March 29, 2020.

Pete Zervakis, “Free Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Now Available Online,” Local News, TMJ4, March 25, 2020.

Rob Ferrett, “UW-Milwaukee Launches New Online Encyclopedia About The City’s History,” Central Time, Wisconsin Public Radio Ideas Network, March 18, 2020.

Eden Checkol, “UWM’s Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Goes Online,” WISN 12 News at 11 a.m., March 10, 2020.

Michael Horne, “The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Documents the City,” Urban Milwaukee, March 5, 2020.

Interview with EMKE co-editor Amanda Seligman in The Metropole (official blog of the Urban History Association), Digital Summer School series, June 28, 2018.

Greg Walz-Chojnacki, UWM Researchers Launch Online Encyclopedia of Milwaukee,” UWM Report, September 21, 2016

An article featuring health commissioner E.R. Krumbiegel.

Rachel Steibing, ‘Encyclopedia of Milwaukee’ in the Works,” Wisconsin Morning News, Radio620 WTMJ, September 7, 2016

A short radio interview with EMKE Lead Editor Amanda Seligman and an article based on the interview. Follow the link above or click on the sound file below.

Casey Geraldo, UW-Milwaukee Historians Building ‘Encyclopedia of Milwaukee,” WTMJ, August 30, 2016

Casey Geraldo interviews Lead Editors Amanda Seligman and Margo Anderson about the project, which should settle some arguments at the bar.

Greg Walz-Chojnacki, Encyclopedia Milwaukica,” UWM Alumni, Fall 2016

Scroll to page 7 or search for “Encyclopedia” to find an article about the project’s entry on Building Regulations.

Nan Bialek, “Our City,” M Magazine, August 2014, p. 32

Nan Bialek’s article highlights the long-term significance of the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee.

Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Highlighted in 2014 Research Report

UWM’s 2014 Research Report highlighted the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee, with an emphasis on student research opportunities.

For Your Information: A Book Team Sets Out to Compile the Ultimate Volume on Milwaukee

Tim McCormick profiled the EMKE for Milwaukee Magazine, November 6, 2013. The print version of this article, not linked here, includes a timeline of the project’s development since 2008.

Encyclopedia Aims to Catalog the History of Milwaukee

Molly Snyder coined the term “Mili-pedia” in her article about the EMKE, published on September 22, 2013.

Drafting Milwaukee’s First Encyclopedia

Nate Imig interviewed EMKE Lead Editor Amanda Seligman on radio station 88Nine (WYMS) in the first week of September, 2013.

Milwaukee Encyclopedia Collects City’s Hidden History

WUWM’s Amy Kiley interviewed EMKE Lead Editor Amanda Seligman on June 27, 2013.

Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Project Receives National $250,000 Grant

Karen Herzog’s 5/8/13 story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel focused on the National Endowment for the Humanities award to UWM to support the EMKE.

UW-Milwaukee Encyclopedia of Milwaukee receives $250,000 NEH grant

This article highlights the National Endowment for the Humanities grant for the EMKE and plans for the digital project.

Encyclopedia of Milwaukee Receives $250,000 NEH Grant

The May 2013 issue of UWM’s College of Letters and Science In Focus newsletter includes an article by Deanna Ding highlighting the NEH grant to the EMKE project.

Encyclopedia of Milwaukee wins $250,000 NEH grant

The lead story in the Spring 2013 issue of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s History Department Newsletter is about the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee.

Danielle Eyre Presents Poster

Kathy Quirk’s 4/24/13 article for today@uwm about undergraduate research featured a photograph of Danielle Eyre’s poster about her research into “baby hammocks.”

Building the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

The January 7, 2013 issue of today@uwm featured a video that describes the development of the digital version of Encyclopedia of Milwaukee. It features interviews with several of the project organizers and behind-the-scenes footage of planning meetings.

The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

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