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Washington County

[1] Carol K. Kirchmayer Janzen, “The Urban Advance and Rural Retreat in Washington County, Wisconsin” (MA thesis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1995), 13.

[2] Acts and Resolves Passed by the Legislature of Wisconsin, in the Year 1850: Together with Memorials to Congress (Madison, WI: David T. Dickson, State Printer, 1850), 75-78; Western Historical Company, History of ...

Water

[1] William C. Alden, Quaternary Geology of Southeastern Wisconsin (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1918), 37-38.

[2] Charles E. Brown, “Archaeological History of Milwaukee County,” The Wisconsin Archeologist 15, no. 2 (July 1916): 24-25.

[3] History of Milwaukee Harbor, Wisconsin (Milwaukee: U.S. Engineer Office, 1937), 20; Milwaukee City Directory for 1857 &...

Water Policy

[1] Pollard v. Hagan, 44 U.S. 212; 3 How. 212, 11, L.Ed. 565 (1845).

[2] Kate Foss-Mollan, Hard Water: Politics and Water Supply in Milwaukee 1870-1995 (West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2001), 45-47.

[3] Foss-Mollan, Hard Water, 54-56; 195-214.

[4] Foss-Mollan, Hard Water, 65-67.

[5] Martin Melosi, The Sanitary ...

Water System

[1] Milwaukie Daily Sentinel, August 22, 1845.

[2] Milwaukee Sentinel, January 6, 1866.

[3] Judith W. Leavitt, The Healthiest City (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975), 27.

[4] Leavitt, The Healthiest City, 24; Charles E. Beveridge, A History of Water Supply in the Milwaukee Area (Milwaukee: Metropolitan Study Commission, 1958), 21.

Watermills

[1] Frank Abial Flower, History of Milwaukee, Wisconsin from Prehistoric Times to the Present Date, Embracing a Summary Sketch of the Native Tribes and an Exhaustive Record of Men and Events for the Past Century, Describing in Elaborate Detail the City as It Now Is, Its Commercial, Religious, Educational and Benevolent Institutions, Its Government, Courts, ...

Waukesha County Technical College

[1] Education for a Lifetime: A History of the First 75 Years of Waukesha County Technical College, 1923-1998. (Pewaukee, WI: Waukesha County Technical College, 1998), 2; Frank J. Woerdehoff, “Dr. Charles McCarthy: Planner of the Wisconsin System of Vocational and Adult Education,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 41, no. 4 (Summer 1958): 270-274; Kathleen A. Paris, “Education for ...

Waukesha Freeman

[1] The History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin (1880; repr., Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1976), 566-567; “History of the Freeman,” Waukesha County Business Alliance website, http://www.waukesha.org/pages/TheFreeman/, accessed on June 29, 2015; Don L. Taylor, “Waukesha County: Business and Industry,” From Farmland to Freeways: A History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, eds. Ellen ...

We Energies

[1] Thomas Content, “Power Drains Our Wallets,” The Milwaukee Journal, April 9, 2006.

[2] WeEnergies, “Key Facts,” accessed on October 4, 2012.

[3] John Gurda, The Making of Milwaukee, 3rd ed. (Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Historical Society, 2008), 195.

[4] John Gurda, Path of a Pioneer, 33.

[5] WeEnergies, “History,” accessed on January 19, 2013, ...

Weather

[1] John Martyn, “Bless the Weather,” Bless the Weather, Island Records, 1971.

[2] Kevin Smith, “Dogma (1999),” IMDb, accessed on December 11, 2017.

[3] Martin Defatte, “Lake Effect ‘Great Lakes Powerviolence,’” MKEPunk.com, October 12, 2012, accessed on December 10, 2017.

[4] “Lake Effect,” WUWM.com, accessed December 27, 2017.

[5] Glenn Conner, “History of Weather Observations, ...

Welsh

[1] Phillips G. Davies, Welsh in Wisconsin, rev. ed. (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society, 2006), 5-6, 9-10.

[2] Davies, Welsh in Wisconsin, 14-15; “Birth of Milwaukee’s Brewing Industry Is Interesting Story,” The Milwaukee Journal, March 19, 1916.

[3] Davies, Welsh in Wisconsin, 18.

[4] Davies, Welsh ...

West Bend

[1] “West Bend Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010,” U.S. Census American Fact Finder, accessed on January 19, 2012, http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_DP_DPDP1&prodType=table.

[2] 2015-2016 Wisconsin Blue Book, p. 759, last accessed July 31, 2017.

[3] Dorothy E. Williams, <...

West Milwaukee

[1] West Milwaukee Historical Society, West Milwaukee (Charleston SC: Arcadia, 2005), 41.

[2] West Milwaukee Historical Society, West Milwaukee, 8.

[3] West Milwaukee Historical Society, West Milwaukee, 60.

[4] West Milwaukee Historical Society, West Milwaukee, 124.

Wiccans

[1] “What Do Pagans Do?” The Pluralism Project, accessed January 30, 2017.

[2] “Other Religions,” Pew Research Center, December 12, 2012, last accessed June 6, 2017; Pew Research Center, “America’s Changing Religious Landscape,” May 12, 2015, 159, last accessed June 6, 2017.

[3] Tom Heinen, “Pagans Ready to Put Pride on Display,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, September 20, 2003; Tom Heinen, “Finding Faith in ...

Wild Rice

[1] “Wild Rice,” Indian Country Wisconsin website, last accessed August 3, 2017.

[2] Associated Press, “Traditional Wild Rice Harvest Starts as Grain Ripens on Northern Lakes,” The Milwaukee Journal, September 19, 1994.

[3] “Keepers of the Sacred Fire: With Storytelling and Advanced Multimedia, Theatre X Presents the Saga of the Potawatomi Nation, From Its Great ...

William George Bruce

[1] William George Bruce, “Memoirs of William George Bruce,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 16 (4) (June 1933): 360-361, 378, accessed March 16, 2013.

[2] William George Bruce, “Memoirs of William George Bruce,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 17 (1) (September 1933): 16-18, 25-32, accessed March 16, 2013.

[3] Ibid., 32-33, 40-42, 45-49.

[4] Ibid., 60-70.

[5] William George Bruce, “...

Wisconsin Black Historical Museum

[1] Bobby Tanzilo, “Museum Spotlights African-American History, Culture,” OnMilwaukee.com, February 17, 2005, last accessed August 3, 2017.

[2] Alison Rose Jefferson, “Review: Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum and Milwaukee’s Bronzeville Cultural Entertainment District,” Public Historian 34, no. 4 (2012): 95.

[3] Jay Joslyn, “Exhibit Set on Black Workers: Museum to Renovate Old Savoy Theater,” The Milwaukee ...

Wisconsin Center

[1] Mike Nichols, “Convention Hall Named Midwest Express Center,” The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 20, 1997, 1; Rick Romell and Todd Daykin, “Milwaukee’s New Crown Jewel,” The Milwaukee Sentinel, July 19, 1998, 1. Activists protested the lack of African American and female contract laborers employed during construction in 1998. Jack Norman, “Wisconsin Center Becoming Focus for Protesters,” <...

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

[1] Mary Carole McCauley, “Century-old Conservatory Sings Tune of Survival,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 1, 1998, p. 1.

[2] Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, “Celebrating 100 Years of Music,” 100th Anniversary Commemorative Book, 1899-1999 (n.p.). The two institutions had originally merged from 1901-1904, but split amid contentious relations. The new institution, established in 1968, was ...