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University of Wisconsin-Waukesha

[1] Ellen D. Langill and Jean Penn Loerke, eds., From Farmland to Freeways, A History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin (Waukesha, WI: Waukesha County Historical Society, 1984), 324, and University of Wisconsin-Waukesha website, last accessed March 31, 2017.

[2] What Is the UW System, University of Wisconsin System website, last accessed March 31, 2017.

[3] Karen Herzog, “Merger ...

Up North

[1] Conversation with David L. Spiegelberg, Regional Tourism Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Tourism, January 10, 2017.

[2] 27 Things People from Milwaukee Have To Explain To Out-Of-Towners, Motovoto, last accessed March 28, 2018.

[3] Aaron Shapiro, “Up North on Vacation: Tourism and Resorts in Wisconsin’s North Woods, 1900-1945,”Wisconsin History Magazine 89, no. 4 (Summer 2006): 2-13, last ...

Urban Ecology Center

[1] “Mission Statement,” Urban Ecology Center, accessed January 8, 2015.

[2] “History,” Urban Ecology Center, accessed January 8, 2015.

[3] Peggy Schulz, “Rise of the Urban Ecology Center,” Urban Milwaukee, January 9, 2013, accessed January 23, 2015.

[4] Schulz, “Rise of the Urban Ecology Center.”

[5] Schulz, “Rise of the Urban Ecology Center.”

[6] “...

Urban Renewal

[1] Scott Gordon, “‘Pretty Soon Runs Out’ Film Captures Failures, Frustrations of Milwaukee Urban Renewal: Displaced Milwaukeeans Struggle in 1968 Documentary,” Wisconsin Public Radio, May 12, 2016, https://www.wpr.org/pretty-soon-runs-out-film-captures-failures-frustrations-milwaukee-urban-renewal, Accessed September 20, 2017.

[2] John Gurda, “Three Decades Later, Midtown Urban Renewal Battle Still Resonates,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 30, 2013, accessed October 20, 2017.

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US Bank Center

[1] Milwaukee Historic Preservation Committee, Permanent Historic Designation Study Report: First National Bank/First Wisconsin National Bank Building, 733-743 N. Water Street (Milwaukee: City of Milwaukee, June 2007), accessed December 9, 2013.

[2] “Unreal Scene Now Means First Wisconsin Center Later,” The Milwaukee Sentinel, August 28, 1971, accessed February 12, 2014, http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1368&...

UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

[1] “Timeline of Historical Milestones.” Wisconsin Center District, About Us, History, http://wcd.org/media/mediafile_attachments/02/92-facilitiestimeline.pdf, last accessed November 11, 2012.

[2] “People,” Time, October 17, 1977.

[3] “WCD Facilities Have a 100-Year History of Events.” Wisconsin Center District, About Us, History, last accessed June 8, 2016.

[4] “U.S. Cellular Arena.” Milwaukee ...

Vel Phillips

[1] Interview with Vel Phillips, Milwaukee, March 1, 2003. Also an alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), after graduating from college in 1946, Phillips was a YMCA field worker and took coursework at a UWM predecessor institution, Milwaukee State Teachers College, prior to going to law school in 1947.

[2] Jessie Opoien, “Civil Rights Leader Vel Phillips ...

Veterans

[1] “History,” Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Website, last accessed May 15, 2017.

[2] Milwaukee Journal, May 30, 1959. Lisa Sink, “Descendants, City Honor Revolutionary War Veteran Buried in Brookfield,” Brookfield Patch, May 29, 2012, last accessed May 15, 2017.

[3] Milwaukee Sentinel, September 17, 1934, last accessed May 15, 2017.

[4] “Fourth Annual Reunion” of National ...

Viaducts

[1] Many people use the terms “bridge” and “viaduct” interchangeably. A viaduct is a kind of bridge, usually formed of multiple arches and traversing land, such as the uneven terrain described in this entry. See Viaducts—Viaduct vs. Bridge, History of Bridges website, accessed September 3, 2017.

[2] John Gurda, Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods (...

Victor L. Berger

[1] This entry draws largely on Michael E. Stevens, ed., The Family Letters of Victor and Meta Berger, 1894-1929 (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Press, 1995); Edward J. Muzik, “Victor L. Berger, A Biography” (Ph.D. diss., Northwestern University, 1960); and Sally M. Miller, Victor Berger and the Promise of Constructive ...

Vietnamese

[1] Nghia M. Vo, The Vietnamese Boat People, 1954 and 1975-1992 (Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2005), 664-100.

[2] N. Mark Shelley, “Building Community from ‘Scratch’: Forces at Work among Urban Vietnamese Refugees in Milwaukee,” Sociological Inquiry 71 (Fall 2001): 474.

[3] Nealon Mark Shelley, “The Invisible Vietnamese: Ethnic Community and Assimilation in Milwaukee,” (...

Village of Bayside

[1] 2010 Census, “General Population and Housing Characteristics, Bayside village, Wisconsin,” accessed February 3, 2016; American Community Survey, “American Fact Finder Selected Housing Characteristics, Bayside village, Wisconsin,” accessed February 3, 2016.

[2] Mary J. Scheffel, “Bayside Born to Escape City,” Milwaukee Journal, August 21, 1994, https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ykocAAAAIBAJ&sjid=6SwEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6432%2C4131144.

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Village of Big Bend

[1] The History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Containing an Account of Its Settlement, Growth, Development and Resources; An Extensive And Minute Sketch of Its Cities, Towns and Village—Their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories, Churches, Schools and Societies; Its War Record, Biographical Sketches, Portraits of Prominent Men and Early Settlers; The Whole Preceded by a History ...

Village of Butler

[1] “Butler’s Proud Train Town History Takes the Prize,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 22, 2012; Railway Age Gazette: Fifty-Third Quarto Volume, From July 1, 1912, to December 31, 1912 (New York, NY: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1912), 604.

[2] John McCarthy, Making Milwaukee Mightier: Planning and the Politics of Growth, 1910-1960 (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University ...

Village of Chenequa

[1] American Fact Finder,” Chenequa Population 2010 Demographic Profile Summary File,” accessed February 3, 2012.

[2] William F. Stark, Pine Lake (Sheboygan: Zimmerman Press, 1995), 9.

[3] Wisconsin Historical Society, “Territorial and State Roads,” accessed February 3, 2012, http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/archstories/early_roads/territorial_roads.asp.

[4] Stark, Pine Lake, 96.

[5] Ibid., 86.

Village of Dousman

[1] The History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin (Chicago, IL: Western Historical Company, 1880), 1004.

[2] Chelsey Lewis, “Quiet Trip down Bark River Is a Peaceful Respite from City Life, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, August 30, 2013, accessed June 15, 2014, http://www.wisconsintrails.com/outdoors/quiet-canoe-ride-down-bark-river-is-a-peaceful-respite-from-city-life-b9984835z1-221829071.html, now available at ...

Village of Grafton

[1] Lions Club, Grafton, Wisconsin: A Story of Industrial Progress (Grafton, WI: Lion’s Club, 1952), 3; Julie Pohlman, ed., 2015-2016 Wisconsin Blue Book (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, 2015), 741, accessed October 2015.

[2] Lions Club, Grafton, Wisconsin, 2.

[3] Lions Club, Grafton, Wisconsin, 2.

[4] Lions Club, ...

Village of Hartland

[1] Dorothy Hughlett, Hartland: A Chronicle, 1838-1976 (Hartland Wis.: Hartland History Group, 1976), 3.

[2] Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, A Master Plan for the Village of Hartland, 2020, Waukesha County, Wisconsin (Waukesha, Wis.: Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, 2004), 3.

[3] Hughlett, Hartland, 4.

[4] Ibid., 5.

[5] Ibid.

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Village of Lac La Belle

[1] Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Waukesha County Municipalities, A Comprehensive Plan for Waukesha County (Waukesha, WI: Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use, 2009.

[2] Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Technical Report No. 11 (5th ed.) The Population of Southeastern Wisconsin (Waukesha, WI: Southeastern ...

Village of Lannon

[1] Michael R. Reilly, “Lannon History—After Incorporation 1930-1959,” Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc., accessed April 10 2012.

[2] American Fact Finder, “Lannon Village Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010,” accessed April 10 2012, http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_DP_DPDP1&prodType=table.

[3] Ruth Schmidt, “Lannon and ...